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Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves was named the National League MVP on Thursday night, Nov. 12, and the news was cheered in many areas of Orange County — where he’s still remembered as being Freddie Freeman of El Modena High, Class of 2007.

Here was some of the reaction on Twitter …

This also reminded us that Freeman was the Register’s Orange County player of the year in 2007. (Here is a link to the story.)  Spoiler alert: The Braves had just drafted him and were talking about moving him to first base instead of making him a pitcher … how did that turn out?)

 

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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