Lonnie Frey was a star second baseman and shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds during the 1940's. He was fast, smart and committed to playing winning baseball. In 1940, he led the National League in stolen bases with 22. Twice he led the league in fielding percentage for second baseman and in double plays.
Lonny Frey made 3 All-Star teams 1939, 41 & 43. In six straight years Frey hit 20 or more doubles 1938-43 and then in 1944 went into the U.S. Military, serving 2 full years. He returned in 1946 at the age of 36 and played two more seasons before retiring from baseball. Lonny Frey was an hustling glove man and played in 3 World Series, including 2 with the Reds in 1939 & 1940. His career stats: 1535 games, 1482 hits, .269 BA.