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Ron KlineTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1970 MLB Years: 1952-1970
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PositionsP-736, 3B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Lee Kline
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 9,1932PlaceCallery,Pennsylvania
Death DateJune 22,2002 [70.105]
High SchoolEvans City (Evans City,PA)
MLB DebutApril 21,1952 [20.043]
OrganizationsPIT [8] WS2 [4] DET [2] SLN [1] ANA [1] ATL [1] BOS [1] MIN [1] SFN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID13817Retrosheet IDklinr102MLBAM ID117155
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1959
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks61Hittable39SO/BB45vsPower39Hitting15Durability86Team.473Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20S/R20075.49271116005078.2745548366274301.788.470.347.553.090.41.0004.72
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22S/R236134.1536191721122136.216178631353482201.5710.600.863.493.160.91.3164.07
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22ST2414183.38443959222264.026311099268112510001.308.970.892.764.261.54.4383.62
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22ST259164.044031911220205.0214107922861882001.349.401.232.683.861.44.3604.27
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22ST2613163.533232011200237.0220969325921093001.318.340.953.494.131.18.4484.09
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22ST2711134.26332947010186.018695882370919101.389.001.113.394.401.30.4584.30
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44S/R28496.043417171061117.213386792143544001.5010.171.613.294.131.26.3085.03
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana41S/R29364.902612140051104.211962571644702101.5610.231.383.786.021.59.3334.48
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet11S/R29532.721082311056.0532517317273001.248.470.482.724.311.59.6253.21
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet22Rel30364.31364320016277.0884037928474001.5010.241.053.265.471.68.3334.00
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws227R/CL31382.796216100461793.2853629330495001.238.170.292.884.711.63.2732.81
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws227R/CL321072.326106100521481.0812921421407001.258.960.442.324.431.90.5883.04
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws227CL33762.637407400582999.01063629732521001.399.600.632.904.711.63.5383.35
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws227R/CL34642.396306300462390.07932241217460001.067.871.201.694.582.71.6003.83
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27Rel35713.77540540026571.27133301015362001.208.921.261.884.522.40.8753.98
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel361251.685605600317112.2942621331480001.117.510.242.483.831.55.7062.70
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27Rel37135.81200200013331.037232035150001.3510.740.871.454.353.00.2503.28
1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28Rel37024.09707003011.016651670002.0013.090.824.915.731.17.0004.05
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26Rel37014.7616016009117.02411941771002.4112.712.129.003.710.41.0007.74
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27Rel38007.1150500416.09554230001.7412.795.682.844.261.50-10.85
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1141443.757362035334483381082073.0211399186621873198959701.379.150.943.174.281.35.4421.47
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter66913.7728816112740766141249.0124959052412445955130601.368.980.893.303.961.20.420-
Washington Senators II Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26252.5426012590020283363.23511331032610018713001.248.660.642.474.621.87.510-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter713.77540540026571.27133301015362001.208.921.261.884.522.40.875-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter893.6446123431172133.214165541245747001.399.490.813.034.981.64.471-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter496.043417171061117.213386792143544001.5010.171.613.294.131.26.308-
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter364.902612140051104.211962571644702101.5610.231.383.786.021.59.333-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.7616016009117.02411941771002.4112.712.129.003.710.41.000-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter024.09707003011.016651670002.0013.090.824.915.731.17.000-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.1150500416.09554230001.7412.795.682.844.261.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12153.75782157513611220.02241059223771056101.379.150.943.174.281.35.4441.47

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20p2027190000000001100000.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.0057.890.000.000.000.00
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22p2337381500000012101000.132.154.132.2865040.294.000.026.1352.5052.5021.000.000.000.00
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22p24447921000031042605100.127.167.127.29410089.185.000.063.1424.4929.216.500.000.000.00
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22p2540660400000012403002.061.075.061.1364070.095.000.015.0641.4334.2924.000.000.000.00
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22p2633742210010044219002.027.089.041.1303188.063.014.068.0734.5547.7310.500.000.0050.00
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22p2738594800060012305001.136.150.136.2868065.222.000.017.1321.5435.3823.000.000.000.00
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44p2834351500010001301001.143.143.143.2865036.227.000.000.1290.0036.110.000.000.000.00
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana41p2926310300000011703000.097.125.097.2223035.214.000.032.1072.8648.5717.000.000.000.00
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet11p291018231002000813000.167.211.222.4334122.300.055.056.2010.0036.360.000.000.0033.33
1961Totals for AL-AL         36492610020012516000.122.157.143.3007157.250.021.041.1421.7543.8625.000.000.0016.67
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet22p303616120000000501000.125.125.125.2502017.182.000.000.1130.0029.410.000.000.000.00
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws227p316211010100000700001.091.091.273.3643111.250.182.182.1510.0063.640.000.000.00100.00
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws227p32616010000001402000.167.286.167.453109.500.000.167.22611.1144.444.000.000.000.00
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws227p33747000000000303000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws227p34636110001001400000.167.286.167.453107.500.000.167.22514.2957.144.000.000.000.00
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27p35545000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p365616000000001701000.000.059.000.0590018.000.000.063.0405.5638.897.000.000.000.00
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p37205000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter7154911445210141015221239107.092.122.100.222493548.166.008.041.0002.7440.3314.730.000.006.67
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter295356929100101012157125105.081.114.084.198301395.145.003.039.0003.0439.7513.080.000.003.45
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34351500010001301001.143.143.143.2865036.227.000.000.0000.0036.110.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter46343510020001314000.147.171.176.3476139.238.029.029.0000.0033.330.000.000.0020.00
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26310300000011703000.097.125.097.2223035.214.000.032.0002.8648.5717.000.000.000.00
Washington Senators II Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter260301301010021805001.100.156.167.3235137.250.067.133.0005.4148.659.000.000.0033.33
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter545000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16211131000030035009002.092.122.100.222111124.166.008.041.0002.7440.3314.730.000.006.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20P27-7838-211111.0000.410.14-----27100.017.5
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P36-1362030225250.9621.390.37-----3797.323.4
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233B1---------------372.70.6
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P44-2641742436359.9371.340.22-----44100.028.6
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P40-2051827124645.9781.130.22-----40100.026.0
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P32-2372040346360.9521.880.25-----3397.020.8
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P33-1861527214442.9551.270.23-----3886.821.4
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P34-117823-131311.0000.910.26-----34100.022.1
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana29P26-104821313229.9061.120.28-----26100.016.1
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P10-5627-1991.0000.900.16-----10100.06.2
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P36-771311222624.9230.670.31-----36100.022.4
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws231P62-93314121817.9440.270.18-----62100.038.3
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws232P61-81213111615.9380.250.19-----61100.037.7
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws233P74-99313-116161.0000.220.16-----74100.045.7
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws234P63-90671-1413.9290.210.14-----63100.039.6
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35P54-71211--13131.0000.240.18-----54100.033.3
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P56-112415--19191.0000.340.17-----56100.034.6
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37P20-3115--661.0000.300.19-----20100.012.3
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P16-1714-1551.0000.310.29-----16100.09.9
1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37P7-1111--221.0000.290.18-----7100.04.3
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38P5-6-------------5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P736-20711473192024486466.9590.630.23-----7360.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2027----------
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2336----1-----
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2444----------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2540----------
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2632----------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2733----------
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2834----------
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2926----------
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet2910----------
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet3036----------
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws23162----------
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws23261----------
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws23374----------
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws23463----------
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3554----------
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3656----------
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3720----------
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3716----------
1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn377----------
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl385----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-06-22Released by Braves. 
1970-04-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1970-01-01Released by Red Sox. 
1969-07-05Purchased by Red Sox from Giants. 
1969-06-10TradeTraded by Pirates to Giants for Joe Gibbon. 
1967-12-02TradeTraded by Twins to Pirates for Bob Oliver. 
1966-12-03TradeTraded by Senators to Twins for Camilo Pascual and Bernie Allen. 
1963-03-18Purchased by Senators from Tigers. 
1961-08-10Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Angels. 
1961-04-10Purchased by Angels from Cardinals. 
1959-12-21TradeTraded by Pirates to Cardinals for Tom Cheney and Gino Cimoli. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.