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Al Kaline
Albert William Kaline

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut June 25, 1953
Final Game October 2, 1974
Born December 19, 1934 in Baltimore, MD

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1953 18 PIN NL   33   22    3    7   0   0   0    2   0   0    1    5  .318  .333  .318  .652    7   0   1   0   0   0  
 1954 19 DEA AL  130  520   48  120  16   1   3   41  14   2   15   47  .231  .250  .283  .533  147   6   4   0   0  26  
 1955 20 DEA AL  154  629  137  219  26   3  36  117   0   4   73   69  .348  .418  .571  .989  359   0   2   7   4  23  MVP-2
 1956 21 DEA AL  154  623  100  191  49   6  22  107   2   1   69   65  .307  .370  .510  .881  318   0  10   4   0   9  MVP-3
 1957 22 DEA AL  151  613  105  206  38   7  32  141  11   8   38   67  .336  .374  .577  .951  354   2   7   9   3  18  MVP-4
 1958 23 DEA AL  150  585   91  189  34   6  18   95  11   7   63   61  .323  .388  .494  .882  289   3   7  11   3  23  MVP-7
 1959 24 DEA AL  141  537   99  154  20   2  25   95   5   3   54   56  .287  .357  .471  .828  253   0   3   3   6  15  MVP-9
 1960 25 DEA AL  152  596  105  153  22   3  21   83  13   6   55   55  .257  .321  .409  .731  244  29   3   1   3  13  MVP-15
 1961 26 DEA AL  150  597  124  191  42  14  14   99   4   1   70   46  .320  .390  .508  .897  303   9   7   5   3   9  MVP-10
 1962 27 DEA AL  124  406   74  112  10   7  25   73   6   0   45   42  .276  .345  .520  .865  211   0   4   3   0  13  
 1963 28 DEA AL  154  579  104  196  34   4  28  101   7   3   57   57  .339  .401  .556  .957  322   1   4  13   6  15  MVP-5
 1964 29 DEA AL  146  525   90  155  31   5  20   66   3   2   70   57  .295  .378  .488  .866  256   3   2   2   1  14  MVP-18
 1965 30 DEA AL  147  435   73  112  16   0  23   66   5   0   86   43  .257  .377  .453  .830  197   0   4   7   0   9  MVP-22
 1966 31 DEA AL  155  548  106  151  35   2  30   81   3   1   68   76  .276  .361  .511  .872  280   0   7   7   9  10  MVP-7
 1967 32 DEA AL  151  494   81  154  30   5  23   87   6   0   98   50  .312  .425  .532  .957  263   1   1   8   0  15  MVP-4
 1968 33 DEA AL  124  341   46   83  14   1  11   28   3   4   41   51  .243  .333  .387  .720  132   0   0   1   5   5  
 1969 34 DEA AL   87  282   47   79  13   1  16   40   1   0   32   38  .280  .354  .504  .857  142   0   0   2   0   3  
 1970 35 DEA AL  136  504   79  138  26   3  19   51   0   0   55   53  .274  .343  .450  .793  227   2   4   3   0  19  
 1971 36 DEA AL  131  433   58  101  16   1  12   44   0   0   73   58  .233  .354  .358  .712  155   2   2   1   9  18  
 1972 37 DEA AL  109  318   35   79  11   2   8   42   1   0   21   42  .248  .295  .371  .666  118   0   7   0   3  12  
 1973 38 DEA AL  107  303   29   75  15   0  10   39   0   0   17   34  .248  .291  .396  .687  120   2   1   0   2   5  
 1974 39 DEA AL  126  450   49  102  19   1   9   49   0   0   49   68  .227  .300  .333  .633  150   1   5   0   0  18  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 22 Seasons    2912 10340 1683 2967 517  74 405 1547  95  42 1150 1140  .287  .359  .469  .828 4847  61  85  87  57 292
 Per 162 games        575   94  165  29   4  23   86   5   2   64   63                          270   3   5   5   3  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1953 18 PIN NL  35    2   4.4  11   4   0  .364   0    2    2 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e7    -6   
 1954 19 DEA AL  17   32   2.0   4   1   0  .250   3   37   35  .946    0    0  .000  OF   1(-3)e10 -119   
 1955 20 DEA AL  33  143   8.8   0   0   0  .000   4   43   39  .907    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e7    21   
 1956 21 DEA AL  27  121   7.3   0   0   0  .000   6   51   47  .922    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e6   -32   
 1957 22 DEA AL  24  124   7.6   1   1   0 1.000   3   60   58  .967    0    0  .000  OF   1(-3)e5   130   
 1958 23 DEA AL  26  106   6.6   0   0   0  .000   1   53   52  .981    0    0  .000  OF   1(-3)e2    18   
 1959 24 DEA AL  27   88   5.9   5   3   0  .600   4   66   64  .970    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e5  -112   
 1960 25 DEA AL  30   78   4.3   1   1   0 1.000   3   55   53  .964    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e6   -50   
 1961 26 DEA AL  33  122   7.7   1   1   0 1.000   6   39   35  .897    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e4   -11   
 1962 27 DEA AL  36   71   6.2  24   6   0  .250   1   35   35 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e6  -104   
 1963 28 DEA AL  28  127   8.5  13   4   1  .308   2   57   53  .930    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e3    68   
 1964 29 DEA AL  38   97   6.7  14   3   1  .214   2   48   47  .979    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e3    14   
 1965 30 DEA AL  40   79   6.4  26   5   0  .192   5   55   46  .836    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e6   -29   
 1966 31 DEA AL  25  104   6.8  11   5   1  .455   4   46   41  .891    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e3   -55   
 1967 32 DEA AL  32  115   8.8  19  11   0  .579   4   47   42  .894    0    0  .000  OF   1(-4)e8     5   
 1968 33 DEA AL  45   45   4.6  28   7   3  .250   9   42   32  .762    0    0  .000  OF   1(-3)e8   -99   
 1969 34 DEA AL  63   51   6.8  14   4   1  .286   7   22   18  .818    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e11   64   
 1970 35 DEA AL  38   75   5.2   3   0   0  .000   9   47   33  .702    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e4   -33   
 1971 36 DEA AL  37   56   4.3  10   1   0  .100   3   38   28  .737    0    0  .000  OF   2(-3)e0  -166   
 1972 37 DEA AL  42   33   3.5  27   5   0  .185   3   32   22  .688    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e3  -182   
 1973 38 DEA AL  56   34   4.0  11   4   1  .364   1   30   27  .900    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e2   -26   
 1974 39 DEA AL  34   43   3.2   9   4   0  .444   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH             -93   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 22 Seasons         1757   6.0 232  70   8  .302  80  905  809  .894    0    0  .000                 -31   5
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 58.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1953 18 PIN NL  LF   13     7    0    0    0 1.000    0   25.0  2.52
                 RF    5     3    0    0    0 1.000    0   10.0  2.70
                 CF    3     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.1  1.69
 1954 19 DEA AL  RF  126   213    6    3    1  .986  121 1101.2  1.79  GG
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.2  0.00
 1955 20 DEA AL  RF  154   246    8    4    2  .984  154 1403.1  1.63
 1956 21 DEA AL  RF  154   324    8    6    1  .982  154 1375.2  2.17  GG
                 CF    2     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.2  0.00
 1957 22 DEA AL  RF  149   307   13    3    1  .991  146 1312.1  2.19  GG
                 CF    4     8    0    0    0 1.000    3   25.0  2.88
 1958 23 DEA AL  RF  112   217    4    1    0  .995  104  985.2  2.02  GG
                 LF   45    90    2    0    0 1.000   45  364.2  2.27
 1959 24 DEA AL  CF  129   313   10    4    1  .988  126 1120.1  2.59  GG
                 RF   11    14    1    0    0 1.000    7   65.0  2.08
 1960 25 DEA AL  RF   77   124    3    1    1  .992   76  682.2  1.67  GG
                 CF   74   176    5    2    0  .989   69  608.2  2.68
                 LF    1     3    0    0    0 1.000    1    9.0  3.00
 1961 26 DEA AL  LF   96   171    5    4    0  .978   92  827.2  1.91
                 RF   41    66    2    2    0  .971   38  354.1  1.73
                 CF   16    38    1    0    0 1.000   15  138.0  2.54
 1962 27 DEA AL  RF   98   211    6    1    0  .995   94  848.0  2.30
 1963 28 DEA AL  RF  109   180    8    2    1  .989  100  924.0  1.83  GG
                 CF   41   102    4    0    0 1.000   40  355.1  2.68
 1964 29 DEA AL  RF   90   151    4    0    1 1.000   84  775.2  1.80  GG
                 CF   42   105    5    2    1  .982   42  367.0  2.70
                 LF    4     7    0    0    0 1.000    3   27.0  2.33
 1965 30 DEA AL  RF  101   144    2    3    1  .980   74  725.2  1.81
                 CF   40    67    3    2    1  .972   31  279.0  2.26
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
                 3B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1966 31 DEA AL  RF  143   237    4    4    1  .984  126 1190.2  1.82
                 CF   12    19    0    0    0 1.000    8   72.0  2.38
 1967 32 DEA AL  RF  102   117    3    0    1 1.000   70  690.1  1.56  GG
                 CF   59   118    2    4    1  .968   56  458.0  2.36
                 1B    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  9.00
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1968 33 DEA AL  RF   48    90    3    7    0  .930   42  397.1  2.11
                 CF   34    91    2    2    2  .979   33  306.1  2.73
                 LF   21    15    0    0    0 1.000    3   60.0  2.25
                 1B    1     7    0    0    1 1.000    1    7.0  9.00
 1969 34 DEA AL  RF   60   105    5    5    0  .957   56  498.1  1.99
                 1B   11    78    5    2   10  .976    9   81.0  9.22
                 LF    4     3    0    0    0 1.000    1   13.1  2.02
 1970 35 DEA AL  RF   80   120   14    5    3  .964   79  719.2  1.68
                 1B   56   444   28    4   68  .992   53  474.0  8.96
 1971 36 DEA AL  RF   75   129   10    0    1 1.000   75  669.1  1.87
                 1B   46   363   38    3   40  .993   43  382.0  9.45
 1972 37 DEA AL  RF   78   120    8    2    0  .985   66  630.0  1.83
                 1B    5    44    5    1    7  .980    4   39.0 11.31
 1973 38 DEA AL  RF   86   133    6    1    3  .993   67  625.0  2.00
                 1B   16    77    7    0    7 1.000    8   85.2  8.82
                 CF    3     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    9.0  3.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1955 WS    DEA BRN   W    4  15  4  4  1  0  2   4  2  2  .267  .353  .733  1
 1960 WS    DEA SFN   L    7  32  2  5  2  1  0   0  1  4  .156  .206  .281  1
 1961 WS    DEA SFN   W    7  32  3 10  1  0  0   3  2  3  .312  .371  .344  0
 1962 WS    DEA SFN   L    5  18  1  1  0  0  0   0  3  4  .056  .190  .056  0
 1964 WS    DEA CIN   L    5  20  4  7  2  0  0   1  1  3  .350  .364  .450  0
 1965 WS    DEA CIN   L    6  23  4  6  1  0  1   1  5  4  .261  .393  .435  0
 1968 WS    DEA SLN   W    4   2  1  2  0  0  0   0  0  0 1.000 1.000 1.000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1953  PIN   63-91   Dennis Van Langen
 1954  DEA   82-72   Tom Austad
 1955  DEA   98-56   Tom Austad
 1956  DEA   65-89   Tom Austad
 1957  DEA   88-66   Tom Austad
 1958  DEA   95-59   Tom Austad
 1959  DEA   84-70   Tom Austad
 1960  DEA   96-58   Tom Austad
 1961  DEA  101-53   Tom Austad
 1962  DEA   95-67   Alan Boodman
 1963  DEA   88-74   Steve Dewing, Alan Boodman
 1964  DEA   97-66   Steve Dewing
 1965  DEA   96-67   Steve Dewing
 1966  DEA   90-72   Steve Dewing
 1967  DEA   92-70   Steve Dewing
 1968  DEA   99-63   Alan Boodman
 1969  DEA   81-81   Alan Boodman
 1970  DEA   69-93   Alan Boodman
 1971  DEA   90-72   Alan Boodman
 1972  DEA   71-91   Allen Nelson, Dennis Van Langen
 1973  DEA   79-83   Dennis Van Langen
 1974  DEA   65-97   Dennis Van Langen

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