On Saturday morning, veteran infielder David Freese announced his retirement via social media.
— David Freese (@david23freese) October 12, 2019
Most known for his time with the Cardinals and clutch playoff hits, he also spent time with the Dodgers, Angels, and Pirates. He is loved by almost everyone and will be remembered as a postseason legend.
Here’s what social media is saying about the news of Freese’s retirement.
David Freese, one of the classiest players the game has known, announces his retirement. He'll never be forgotten in St. Louis https://t.co/X00g6JPgCG
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) October 12, 2019
MLB posted a video his clutch hits from the 2011 World Series.
— MLB (@MLB) October 12, 2019
MiLB congratulated him and took a look back to his time with the Memphis Redbirds.
Congrats to David Freese on a great career!
Throwback to his time with the Memphis Redbirds in 2013 for a rehab stint. pic.twitter.com/BJrhO1F94y
— Minor League Baseball (@MiLB) October 12, 2019
Blake Harris posted a video with some of Freese’s best interview answers.
— Blake Harris (@BlakeHarrisTBLA) October 12, 2019
Jeremy Frank and Eric Stephen used stats to talk about the legacy Freese leaves behind.
Players with a 1.000 OPS in 150+ PA in their final season:
Shoeless Joe Jackson 1920
Ted Williams 1960
Barry Bonds 2007
David Ortiz 2016
David Freese 2019
— Jeremy Frank (@MLBRandomStats) October 12, 2019
David Freese retires after 11 seasons in MLB. He hit .328/.421/.607 with 13 home runs in 98 games with the Dodgers.
— Eric Stephen (@ericstephen) October 12, 2019
And some just aren’t ready to see him retire.
One more season please….you have time to rethink this…… pic.twitter.com/WeK0geN3J8
— Cole Wright (@ColeWrightNFL) October 12, 2019
Thanks for the memories, Freeser!