In 1975, Freddie Lynn captivated baseball fans across America when he became the only baseball player to win the 'Most Valuable Player' and also the 'Rookie of the Year Award'. On June 18, he hit 3 homers, with 10 RBI's and 16 total bases in a single game. In his rookie season, Freddie Lynn hit .333, with 105 RBI's, led the league in doubles with 47 and runs scored 103. In 1979, he whacked out 42 D, 39 HR's, scored 116 runs, 122 RBI's and led the league in batting - .333. Lynn asked to be traded to the west coast and the Red Sox shipped him to California in 1981. Lynn continued to smash line drives and continued to make dazzling running catches throughout his career. Smashing into walls in centerfield, he was injured often and his batting average felt the brunt of the injuries.
Freddie Lynn hit a grand-slam homer in the 1983 All-Star game, which was his fourth homer in All-Star play. His lifetime batting average is .284, with 300 HR's, 1088 RBI's in 1879 games. Baseball History