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Woodie Fryman
Birth: Apr. 15, 1940
Ewing
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 2011
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Major League Baseball Player. For eighteen seasons (1966 to 1983), he was a left-handed pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs and Montreal Expos. Born Woodrow Thompson Fryman, he attended Fleming County High School (Kentucky) before being signed as an amateur free agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1965. Fryman marked his Major League debut with Pittsburgh on April 15th, 1966 (his 26th birthday); he recorded 12 wins that year in 36 games pitched. In 1972, he was acquired by the Tigers in mid-season and contributed largely to their clinching of the American League East title, as he recorded 10 wins with a 2.06 ERA; he appeared in 2 games during the American League Championship Series loosing both contests, while recording 8 strikeouts, and a 3.65 ERA, in 12 innings pitched. During the latter part of his career, Fryman served as an effective reliever, posting three consecutive years with an ERA of below 3.00 (1979 with 2.79, 1980 with 2.25 and 1981 with 1.88), and produced three double-digit save seasons (1979 with 10, 1980 with 17 and 1982 with 12). He appeared in 2 postseason games with Montreal during the 1981 divisional and league championship series. In 625 career regular season games, he compiled a 141 win 155 loss record, with a 3.77 lifetime ERA in 2,411 innings pitched; he earned All-Star Status twice (1968 and 1976). In addition to a professional baseball career, Fryman worked as a tobacco farmer. He was inducted into the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Phyllis D Fryman (1944 - ____)*
 
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Elizaville Cemetery
Elizaville
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 05, 2011
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- patty gschwender
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012
Rest in peace, dear cousin...
- Marla (McWilliams) Fryman
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011
Rest in peace.
- Rickey Bellamy
 Added: May. 3, 2011
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