Former Tiger and 1972 star Woodie Fryman dies

BY foxsports • February 6, 2011

Feb. 6, 2011

EWING, Ky. (AP) - Woodie Fryman, who pitched 18 seasons in the major
leagues and was inducted into the Montreal Expos' Hall of Fame in 1995,
has died. He was 70.

Fryman won 141 games from 1966-83 with the
Expos, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers,
Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs. He pitched primarily in relief late in
his career, saving 17 games for Montreal in 1980.

Fryman had four career one-hitters.

In
1972, Fryman joined the Tigers in the middle of the season and went
10-3 with a 2.06 ERA for them, helping Detroit win the American League
East.

Fryman's death Friday night was confirmed by Price Brothers Funeral Home in Kentucky.


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