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Al Kaline Al Kaline
Full name: Albert William Kaline
Born: December 19, 1934, Baltimore, Maryland
First Game: June 25, 1953; Final Game: October 2, 1974
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1.5" Weight: 175
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1980
TSN AL Player of the Year (1955 and 1963)
OF on TSN All-Star Team (1955)
OF on TSN AL All-Star Team (1962 to 1963 and 1966 to 1967)
Won Major League Gold Glove as right fielder (1957)
AL Gold Glove as CF (1959)
AL Gold Glove as RF (1958)
AL Gold Glove as OF (1961 to 1967)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1953 DET A                30    28    9    7   0   0   1    2    1        5   1   0               1    1   0  .250  .300  .357  -0.1 1953 DET A
1954 DET A               138   504   42  139  18   3   4   43   22       45   0   7   2          21    9   5  .276  .305  .347  -1.4 1954 DET A
1955 DET A               152   588  121  200  24   8  27  102   82  12   57   5   0   6          13    6   8  .340  .421  .546   4.9 1955 DET A
1956 DET A               153   617   96  194  32  10  27  128   70   4   55   1   1   4          10    7   1  .314  .383  .530   3.9 1956 DET A
1957 DET A               149   577   83  170  29   4  23   90   43   7   38   3   6   7          10   11   9  .295  .343  .478   1.3 1957 DET A
1958 DET A               146   543   84  170  34   7  16   85   54   6   47   2   3   5          18    7   4  .313  .374  .490   3.7 1958 DET A
1959 DET A               136   511   86  167  19   2  27   94   72  12   42   4   2   6          11   10   4  .327  .410  .530   3.3 1959 DET A
1960 DET A Daily Splits  147   551   77  153  29   4  15   68   65   3   47   3   5   5   0  10  18   19   4  .278  .354  .426  -0.2 1960 DET A
1961 DET A Daily Splits  153   586  116  190  41   7  19   82   66   2   42   4   4   5   0  20  16   14   1  .324  .393  .515   3.5 1961 DET A
1962 DET A Daily Splits  100   398   78  121  16   6  29   94   47   3   39   1   2   4   0   8  17    4   0  .304  .376  .593   2.9 1962 DET A
1963 DET A Daily Splits  145   551   89  172  24   3  27  101   54  12   48   4   3   4   0  13  12    6   4  .312  .375  .514   1.8 1963 DET A
1964 DET A Daily Splits  146   525   77  154  31   5  17   68   75   6   51   3   2   3   0   4  12    4   1  .293  .383  .469   2.5 1964 DET A
1965 DET A Daily Splits  125   399   72  112  18   2  18   72   72  11   49   0   0   3   0   5   9    6   0  .281  .388  .471   1.6 1965 DET A
1966 DET A Daily Splits  142   479   85  138  29   1  29   88   81   7   66   5   1   6   0   9   7    5   5  .288  .392  .534   3.9 1966 DET A
1967 DET A Daily Splits  131   458   94  141  28   2  25   78   83  10   47   1   2   6   0   8  16    8   2  .308  .411  .541   5.1 1967 DET A
1968 DET A Daily Splits  102   327   49   94  14   1  10   53   55   7   39   3   1   3   0   6   4    6   4  .287  .392  .428   1.7 1968 DET A
1969 DET A Daily Splits  131   456   74  124  17   0  21   69   54   4   61   1   0   7   0  12  11    1   2  .272  .346  .447   0.3 1969 DET A
1970 DET A Daily Splits  131   467   64  130  24   4  16   71   77   5   49   1   3   7   0   9  20    2   2  .278  .377  .450   1.6 1970 DET A
1971 DET A Daily Splits  133   405   69  119  19   2  15   54   82   9   57   7   1   6   0   9  12    4   6  .294  .416  .462   2.1 1971 DET A
1972 DET A Daily Splits  106   278   46   87  11   2  10   32   28   5   33   2   1   5   0   4  11    1   0  .313  .374  .475   1.4 1972 DET A
1973 DET A Daily Splits   91   310   40   79  13   0  10   45   29   4   28   3   0   5   0   4  10    4   1  .255  .320  .394  -0.8 1973 DET A
1974 DET A Daily Splits  147   558   71  146  28   2  13   64   65   2   75   1   1   5   0   5  12    2   2  .262  .337  .389   0.1 1974 DET A
Total            Splits 2834 10116 1622 3007 498  75 399 1583 1277 131i1020  55  45 104i  0i126i271  137  65  .297  .376  .480  43.1 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
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League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1972 DET A Daily Splits    5    19    3    5   0   0   1    1    2   0    2   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .263  .333  .421 1972 DET A
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1968 DET A Daily Splits    7    29    6   11   2   0   2    8    0   0    7   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .379  .400  .655 1968 DET A
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1955 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   1   0   0    0    1   0    2   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .500  .500 1955 AL   
1956 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1956 AL   
1957 AL    Daily Splits    1     5    1    2   0   0   0    2    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .400  .400  .400 1957 AL   
1958 AL    Daily           1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1958 AL   
1959 AL    Daily Splits    2     5    1    1   0   0   1    1    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .200  .200  .800 1959 AL   
1960 AL    Daily Splits    2     3    2    2   0   0   1    2    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .667  .750 1.667 1960 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    2     6    1    3   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   1   0    1   0  .500  .500  .500 1961 AL   
1962 AL    Daily Splits    1     0    1    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1962 AL   
1963 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1963 AL   
1965 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1965 AL   
1966 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1966 AL   
1971 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1971 AL   
1974 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1974 AL   
Total            Splits   16    37    7   12   1   0   2    6    2   0    6   1   0   0   0   3   0    1   0  .324  .375  .514 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1953 DET A        OF   20                      11    1    0    0     1.000     5   11    4 
1954 DET A        OF  135                     283   16    9    0      .971     0    0  135 
1955 DET A        OF  152                     306   14    7    4      .979     0    0  152 
1956 DET A        OF  153                     343   18    6    4      .984     1   12  142 
1957 DET A        OF  145                     319   13    5    2      .985     5   21  137 
1958 DET A        OF  145                     316   23    2    4      .994     0    0  145 
1959 DET A        OF  136                     364    4    4    0      .989     0  122   15 
1960 DET A Daily  OF  142  142  137  1277     367    5    5    1   0  .987     0  142    0 
1960 DET A        CF  142  142  137  1277     364    5    5    1   0  .987
1961 DET A Daily  OF  147  147  124  1300.1   378    9    4    3   0  .990     1   22  141 
1961 DET A        RF  141  127  118  1147     308    8    4    3   0  .988
1961 DET A        CF   22   20    6   152      67    1    0    0   0 1.000
1961 DET A        LF    1    0    0     1.1     0    0    0    0   0     -
1961 DET A        3B    1    1    1     9       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
1962 DET A Daily  OF  100  100   98   882     225    8    4    1   0  .983     0    0  100 
1962 DET A        RF  100  100   98   882     226    8    4    1   0  .983
1963 DET A Daily  OF  140  140  126  1223     257    5    2    0   0  .992     0    2  140 
1963 DET A        RF  140  139  126  1215     256    5    2    0   0  .992
1963 DET A        CF    2    1    0     8       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1964 DET A Daily  OF  136  136  127  1193.1   278    6    3    2   0  .990     0    0  136 
1964 DET A        RF  136  136  127  1193.1   278    6    3    3   0  .990
1965 DET A Daily  OF  112  111  100   955.2   193    2    3    0   0  .985     0   62   51 
1965 DET A        CF   62   60   54   512     108    0    0    0   0 1.000
1965 DET A        RF   51   51   46   443.2    83    2    3    0   0  .966
1965 DET A        3B    1    0    0     5.1     2    1    0    0   0 1.000
1966 DET A Daily  OF  136  136   98  1130     279    7    2    1   0  .993     0   86   54 
1966 DET A        CF   86   84   54   676.2   177    5    1    1   0  .995
1966 DET A        RF   54   52   44   453.1   101    2    1    0   0  .990
1967 DET A Daily  OF  130  127  117  1086.2   217   14    4    2   0  .983     0    1  130 
1967 DET A        RF  130  127  117  1085.2   221   14    6    2   0  .975
1967 DET A        CF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1968 DET A Daily  OF   74   68   59   602     131    1    3    0   0  .978     5    0   70 
1968 DET A        RF   70   67   58   584     129    1    3    0   0  .977
1968 DET A        1B   22   18   14   165     152   13    4   15   0  .976
1968 DET A        LF    5    1    1    18       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1969 DET A Daily  OF  118  109   99   974     192    9    7    4   0  .966     0    0  118 
1969 DET A        RF  118  109   99   974     190    9    7    4   0  .966
1969 DET A        1B    9    9    5    69      65    2    0    3   0 1.000
1970 DET A Daily  OF   91   75   69   686.2   156    3    2    1   0  .988     0    0   91 
1970 DET A        RF   91   75   69   686.2   158    3    2    1   0  .988
1970 DET A        1B   52   48   34   403.1   374   31    4   39   0  .990
1971 DET A Daily  OF  129  105   94   977     207    6    0    0   0 1.000     0    3  128 
1971 DET A        RF  128  104   94   967     203    6    0    0   0 1.000
1971 DET A        1B    5    2    1    29      27    1    0    3   0 1.000
1971 DET A        CF    3    1    0    10       5    0    0    0   0 1.000
1972 DET A Daily  OF   84   64   53   570     111    5    1    0   0  .991     0    0   84 
1972 DET A        RF   84   64   53   570     110    5    1    0   0  .991
1972 DET A        1B   11    4    3    44      37    4    0    5   0 1.000
1973 DET A Daily  OF   64   52   38   435.1   102    1    0    0   0 1.000     0    0   64 
1973 DET A        RF   64   52   38   435.1   102    1    0    0   0 1.000
1973 DET A        1B   36   29   14   240     245   12    1   32   0  .996
1974 DET A Daily  DH  146  144  139                                      -
Total             OF 2489 1512i1339i13293  i 5035  170   73   29   0i .986    17  484 2037 
Total             RF 1307i1203i1087i10637  i 2365i  70i  36i  14i  0i .985
Total             CF  318i 308i 251i 2636.2i  724i  11i   6i   2i  0i .992
Total             DH  146  144  139                                      -
Total             1B  135  110   71   950.1   900   63    9   97   0  .991
Total             LF    6i   1i   1i   19.1i    2i   0i   0i   0i  0i1.000
Total             3B    2    1    1    14.1     3    2    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1972 DET A Daily  OF    5    5    5    46.1     0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    5 
1972 DET A        RF    5    5    5    46.1    13    0    1    0   0  .929
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1968 DET A Daily  OF    7    7    7    62       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    7 
1968 DET A        RF    7    7    7    62      19    0    0    0   0 1.000
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1955 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    1    11       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1955 AL           RF    1    1    1    11       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
1956 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     7       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1956 AL           RF    1    1    0     7       0    0    0    0   0     -
1957 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1957 AL           RF    1    1    1     9       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
1958 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -     1    0    0 
1958 AL           LF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1959 AL    Daily  OF    2    1    0    10       0    0    0    0   0     -     1    2    0 
1959 AL           CF    2    1    0     8       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1959 AL           LF    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0     -
1960 AL    Daily  OF    2    0    0     6       0    0    0    0   0     -     1    1    0 
1960 AL           LF    1    0    0     2       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1960 AL           CF    1    0    0     4       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1961 AL    Daily  OF    2    1    1    12       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    1 
1961 AL           RF    1    1    1     9       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1961 AL           CF    1    0    0     3       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1963 AL           RF    1    1    0     5       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     8       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1966 AL           CF    1    1    0     8       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1971 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    0    1 
1971 AL           RF    1    0    0     4       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF   13    7    3    73       0    0    0    0   0     -     3    5    6 
Total             RF    6    5    3    45      12    1    0    0   0 1.000
Total             CF    5    2    0    23       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             LF    3    0    0     5       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

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Signed as an amateur free agent (bonus baby) by Detroit Tigers (June 19, 1953).


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