Mark Freer spent his first full professional season in Hershey as a member of the 1988-89 Bears. The Toronto native averaged better than a point a game as a rookie out of the Ontario Hockey League. Freer also spent his last season as a professional in Hershey as a member of the 2002-03 Bears. In between the were stops in Philadelphia, Ottawa, Houston, Calgary and St. John.
Most of Freer's time was spent in the AHL, but he did play 122 NHL games. Overall , the center played five seasons in Hershey scoring 110 goals.
Today, Freer remains in the Hershey area as a representative for Wealth Management.