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Ted KluszewskiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1947-1961 MLB Years: 1947-1961
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Positions1B-1481Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTheodore Bernard Kluszewski
Height6-2Weight225BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 10,1924PlaceArgo,Illinois
Death DateMarch 29,1988 [63.200]
High SchoolArgo Community (Summit,IL)
CollegeIndiana University (Bloomington,IN)
MLB DebutApril 18,1947 [22.220]
OrganizationsCIN [11] CHA [2] PIT [2] ANA [1] Awards0Awards Voting6-445
TBC Player ID13829Retrosheet IDklust101MLBAM ID117172
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Player Notes:   Played football at Indiana University 1944-1945 ... Selected by the Los Angeles Angels from the Chicago White Sox in the 1960 AL expansion draft (45th pick) ... Inducted into the Indiana University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1982 ... The Cincinnati Reds retired his #18 on July 18, 1998
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power79Contact70XBH73RBIs71Runs55Hitting84Durability74Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin201b22910110002001200000.100.182.100.2821011.125.000.100.1529.0918.182.000.000.000.00
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin18,201b23113379491042341257101832000014.274.307.451.75817139397.275.177.227.3464.538.061.783.0231.5837.50
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b2413653163164262868301924000010.309.333.411.74421836550.313.102.143.3443.454.361.261.4566.3821.95
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b251345387616537025111303328100020.307.348.515.86327762572.289.208.275.3855.774.900.854.3721.5237.58
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b26154607741573521377623533200016.259.301.387.68823550644.257.128.193.3165.435.120.942.0246.6931.85
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b271354976215924111686334728410013.320.383.509.89225351549.316.189.284.4078.565.100.602.9131.0632.08
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b281495709718025040108205534400013.316.380.570.95032565629.282.254.354.4208.745.410.626.3614.2536.11
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b2914957310418728349141027835305012.326.407.6421.04936880659.279.316.449.46111.845.310.457.4411.6942.78
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b30153612116192250471131166404042510.314.382.585.96735872686.274.271.379.4139.625.830.616.8513.0237.50
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b3113851791156141351021049313052211.302.362.536.89827750574.265.234.331.3818.545.400.636.1014.7732.05
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b3269127123470621005510032.268.301.465.7665913133.241.197.236.3293.763.761.004.5121.1738.24
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31b33100301298813443700261611268.292.348.402.75012121331.297.110.196.3307.854.830.621.2175.2523.86
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31b346012211321012170051400013.262.291.410.7015013127.283.148.189.3073.9411.022.801.5761.0040.63
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4,81b34311011130212100191001134.297.351.396.747405112.311.099.178.3268.048.931.111.7950.5016.67
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         91223226212242701142401147.278.319.404.7239018239.296.126.184.3155.8610.041.711.6755.7529.03
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha81b358118120539053901221000353.293.364.425.7897714206.284.132.249.34610.684.850.452.4336.2026.42
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana151b361072633264120153900242300354.243.303.460.76312127290.215.217.308.3288.287.930.965.1717.5342.19
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter17185929848176629029279102820104923652332370143.298.353.498.85129515986470.280.200.285.0007.605.640.744.3121.2533.86
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter133949617451499244232518862084062922211450121.302.357.512.86925425185404.282.210.294.0007.515.400.724.6419.7634.56
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16042340120235654003130112711.284.333.404.73717134458.293.120.194.0006.776.550.971.3170.5028.33
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter112282318311174902312001487.294.360.415.77511719318.293.121.223.0009.756.290.652.2040.2922.89
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1072633264120153900242300354.243.303.460.76312127290.215.217.308.0008.287.930.965.1717.5342.19
Average MLB - Per 162 games162559801672732697214634202713.298.353.498.85127856610.280.200.285.0007.605.640.744.3121.2533.86

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin221B2--10--110101.0005.00------922.21.3
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231B98--83365960907898.9909.16------11386.764.1
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin241B134--1140651410912191205.9898.99------13698.587.0
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251B131--1123611510111991184.9879.04------13497.885.6
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B154--138188511514741469.9979.54------154100.0100.0
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin271B133--112166811611951187.9938.92------13598.586.4
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B147--128558714913501343.9959.14------14998.795.5
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin291B149--1237101516613431338.9968.98------149100.096.8
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin301B153--138886815314821474.9959.63------153100.099.4
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin311B131--1166891311012681255.9909.58------13894.985.1
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin321B23--16115211178176.9897.65------6933.314.9
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit331B72--59136462631627.9948.71------10072.046.8
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha341B29--22010-132302301.0007.93------3193.518.8
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit341B20--15112-141631631.0008.15------6033.313.0
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha351B39--32519138345344.9978.82------8148.125.3
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana361B66--52028651554548.9898.30------10761.741.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B1481--126527999712691354813451.9939.08------14810.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1947Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22--2--------
1948Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23--98--------
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24--134--------
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25--131--------
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--154--------
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27--133--------
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28--147--------
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29--149--------
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30--153--------
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31--131--------
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32--23--------
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33--72--------
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34--29--------
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34--20--------
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35--39--------
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana36--66--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB346235910310002000000.391.440.8261.26619425.300.435.5228.000.000.0012.007.6744.44
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs6235910310002000000.391.440.8261.26619425.300.435.5228.000.000.0012.007.6744.44

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin45Hitting Coach16210260.630--1Sparky AndersonLost World Series (Orioles)
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin46Hitting Coach1627983.48811.04Sparky Anderson
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin47Hitting Coach1549559.617--1Sparky AndersonLost World Series (Athletics)
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin48Hitting Coach1629963.611--1Sparky AndersonLost NLCS (Mets)
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin49Hitting Coach1629864.6054.02Sparky Anderson
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin50Hitting Coach16210854.667--1Sparky AndersonWon World Series (Red Sox)
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin51Hitting Coach16210260.630--1Sparky AndersonWon World Series (Yankees)
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin52Hitting Coach1628874.54310.02Sparky Anderson
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin53Hitting Coach1619269.5712.52Sparky Anderson
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin58Hitting Coach1627488.45717.06Russ Nixon
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-10-19Released by Angels. 
1960-12-14Selected by Angels from White Sox in expansion draft. 
1959-08-25TradeTraded by Pirates to White Sox for Bob Sagers and Harry Simpson. 
1957-12-28TradeTraded by Reds to Pirates for Dee Fondy. 
1946-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.