Douglas ‘Doug’ Steven Frobel

Biography

Athlete : Baseball
Year Inducted: 1999
Date of Birth: June 6th, 1959
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Only Ottawa-developed player to make major leagues. Member of Ottawa Canadians when signed as free agent by Pittsburgh Pirates (1977). Spent 1982-85 and 1987 in majors (Pittsburgh, Montreal, and Cleveland) played in 268 games. Made major league debut September 5, 1982 against LA Dodgers. First hit came off fellow Canadian Ferguson Jenkins of Chicago Cubs, September 15, 1982. Hit 28 HR, 78 RBI AA-Buffalo (1981) and 24 HR, 80 RBI AAA-Hawaii (1983). Member of Nepean Sports Wall of Fame.