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Chuck KleinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1928-1944 MLB Years: 1928-1944
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PositionsOF-1600, 1B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCharles Herbert Klein
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 7,1904PlaceIndianapolis,Indiana
Death DateMarch 28,1958 [53.172]
High SchoolSouthport (Indianapolis,IN)
MLB DebutJuly 30,1928 [23.296]
OrganizationsPHI [15] CHN [3] PIT [1] Awards1Awards Voting4-196
TBC Player ID13805Retrosheet IDkleic101MLBAM ID117141
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on July 1,1931 and on May 26,1933
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power80Contact58XBH74RBIs62Runs64Hitting71Durability67Team.405Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-of23642534191144113400142217000.360.396.577.97314629275.364.217.273.4375.098.001.574.0023.0031.87
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-of241496161262194564314550546109000.356.407.6571.06440594679.344.301.398.4637.958.981.136.3314.3342.92
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-of2515664815825059840170405450413000.386.436.6871.123445107719.376.301.390.4817.516.950.935.5616.2042.80
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-of2614859412120034103112170594912000.337.398.584.98234775656.329.247.359.4388.997.470.834.7319.1637.50
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3of27154650152226501538137200604910000.348.404.6461.050420103711.334.298.422.4578.446.890.825.3417.1145.58
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3of2815260610122344728120150563614003.368.422.6021.02436579667.360.234.351.4638.405.400.644.2021.6435.43
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn6of2911543578131272208030473821006.301.372.510.88222249485.294.209.324.3989.697.840.814.1221.7537.40
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4of30119434711271442173404142190010.293.355.488.84321239485.286.195.300.3818.458.661.024.3320.6730.71
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4of312910919325051800161401002.294.384.477.8615210126.300.183.330.39412.7011.110.883.9721.8031.25
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32,36of3111749283152307208660334505006.309.352.520.87225657530.309.211.291.3906.238.491.363.7724.6037.50
1936Totals for NL-NL         1466011021843572510460495906008.306.358.512.87030867656.308.206.298.3917.478.991.203.8124.0436.41
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36of3211540674132202155730392113006.325.386.495.88120137449.316.170.273.4008.694.680.543.3427.0728.03
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi1of331294585311322286170383004007.247.304.356.66016332500.250.109.207.3077.606.000.791.6057.2528.32
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26of3425478921191010402000.191.333.340.67316459.190.149.383.32316.956.780.401.6947.0044.44
1939Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14of34852703781164114710261706004.300.361.511.87213831302.289.211.311.3938.615.630.653.6424.5538.27
1939Totals for NL-NL         1103174590185125620362108004.284.357.486.84315435361.275.202.322.3819.975.820.583.3226.4238.89
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29of35116354397716273720443002008.218.304.333.63711825400.221.115.246.29911.007.500.681.7550.5732.47
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29of3650736900130010601002.123.229.164.39312184.121.041.178.20511.907.140.601.1973.0011.11
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3371414010000000200001.071.071.071.1421014.083.000.000.0680.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi8of381220020003100300000.100.100.100.2002020.118.000.050.0950.0015.000.000.000.000.00
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26of3947110000000200000.143.143.143.286107.200.000.000.1350.0028.570.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter175364861168207639874300120179060152112690055.320.379.543.92235227727168.314.223.328.0008.387.270.874.1921.6237.19
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter140552389631705336642439837104714109520033.326.382.553.93528986435770.319.227.331.0008.167.110.874.2121.5637.71
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2639781682904664617170104943110018.297.366.497.863486981096.291.200.314.0009.498.580.904.2021.2633.79
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter852703781164114710261706004.300.361.511.87213831302.289.211.311.0008.615.630.653.6424.5538.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625991081923772811170564816005.320.379.543.92232571662.314.223.328.0008.387.270.874.1921.6237.19

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF63--12873-138135.9782.14------6498.441.4
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF149--32118123351339.9662.28------149100.097.4
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF156--362441710423406.9602.60------156100.0101.3
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF148--292139-314305.9712.06------148100.096.1
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF154--33129153375360.9602.34------154100.0100.0
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF152--3392155365360.9862.37------152100.0100.0
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF110--222692237228.9622.07------11595.772.8
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF111--21511107236226.9582.04------11993.372.1
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF117--21313172243226.9301.93------117100.076.0
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF29--6336-7266.9172.28------29100.018.8
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF102--17511103196186.9491.82------11588.766.7
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33OF119--2298101247237.9601.99------12992.279.3
1939Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF66--13347-144137.9512.08------8577.643.1
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF11--201-121211.0001.91------2544.07.3
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi341B1---------------254.00.7
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF96--180432187184.9841.92------11682.862.7
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36OF14--2211-2423.9581.64------5028.09.1
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38OF2----1-1---------1216.71.3
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39OF1--5---551.0005.00------425.00.7
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1600--32501941353935793444.9622.15------16000.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---------63-
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------149-
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------156-
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------148-
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------154-
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------152-
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------110-
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---------111-
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---------117-
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---------29-
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---------102-
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33---------119-
1939Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34---------66-
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34--1------11-
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35---------96-
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36---------14-
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38---------2-
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39---------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1935Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB30512240012000200000.333.333.583.9167112.333.250.2500.0016.670.008.3312.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs512240012000200000.333.333.583.9167112.333.250.2500.0016.670.008.3312.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi36Assistant Coach15443111.27957.08Doc Prothro
1942Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi37Assistant Coach15142109.27862.58Hans Lobert
1943Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi38Assistant Coach1546490.41641.07None listed
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi39Assistant Coach1536192.39943.58None listed
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Assistant Coach15446108.29952.08Freddie Fitzsimmons,Ben Chapman
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1932National League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1944-06-12Released by Phillies. 
1942-08-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1942-01-12Released by Phillies. 
1941-02-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1939-06-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1939-06-06Released by Phillies. 
1936-05-21TradeTraded by Cubs with Fabian Kowalik to Phillies for Curt Davis and Ethan Allen. 
1933-11-21TradeTraded by Phillies to Cubs for Harvey Hendrick, Mark Koenig, Ted Kleinhans and Cash. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.