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AL KALINE

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1953-1974
Positions
OF-2489, DH-146, 1B-135, 3B-2
Born
December 19, 1934  (79.223)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Southern  (Baltimore,MD)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1953 by DET 
Signed by
Full Name
Albert William Kaline 
TBC Player ID
13549
MLB Debut
June 25, 1953  (18.188)
Speed
54
Contact
77
Patience
70
Batting
86
Power
74

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
3 Homers in a gameApr 17,1955
Batting ChampionAL 1955
Gold Glove Award10x MLB (OF) 1957 AL (OF) 1958-1959,1961-1967
Hall of FamersInducted in 1980
HR Leader by FranchiseDetroit Tigers (399)
Major League All-Star Game15x 1955-1967,1971,1974
Player of the Month1x Sep-1974 (AL)
Retired NumbersTigers (#6)
Same Franchise for 15 YearsDetroit Tigers
Teenaged Rookie18 yrs old
World Series ChampionDET 1968


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