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Ted Kluszewski
Theodore Bernard Kluszewski (Big Klu)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 2", Weight 225 lb.

MLB Debut April 18, 1947
Final Game October 1, 1961
Born September 10, 1924 in Argo, IL
Died March 29, 1988

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1948 23 CIN NL  121  410   45  105  20   2  10   47   1   2   19   52  .256  .286  .388  .674  159   0   4   6   0  19  
 1949 24 CIN NL  100  316   32   86  10   1   4   29   2   1   10   29  .272  .295  .348  .643  110   0   2   2   1  13  
 1950 25 CIN NL  128  440   64  150  42   1  28   91   1   0   26   24  .341  .377  .632 1.009  278   0   1   7   0  19  MVP-23
 1951 26 CIN NL  154  602   66  152  38   0  11   66   2   2   39   44  .252  .298  .370  .668  223   0   5   5   2   5  
 1952 27 CIN NL  145  535   82  183  29   8  24  109   0   1   62   49  .342  .409  .561  .970  300   0   6  20   3  15  MVP-6
 1953 28 CIN NL  153  615  116  181  29   1  49  154   3   2   54   54  .294  .351  .584  .934  359   0   7   6   3  20  MVP-3
 1954 29 CIN NL  153  626  127  196  29   7  45  138   1   0   82   43  .313  .393  .597  .991  374   0   5   4   4  20  MVP-3
 1955 30 CIN NL  154  645  119  208  35   0  51  140   0   0   52   42  .322  .370  .614  .984  396   0  10   3   3  14  MVP-3
 1956 31 CIN NL  147  586   89  193  24   2  45  118   0   0   37   42  .329  .367  .608  .975  356   0   5   1   1  17  MVP-4
 1957 32 CIN NL   37   33    3   10   1   0   2    5   1   0    3    2  .303  .351  .515  .867   17   0   1   1   0   0  
 1958 33 CIN NL  104  331   28   82  10   2   5   41   1   0   23   20  .248  .298  .335  .633  111   0   1   2   1   6  
 1959 34 LAN NL   17   26    3    6   1   0   0    4   0   0    1    2  .231  .259  .269  .528    7   0   0   0   0   5  
 1960 35 DEA AL   90  113   17   41   7   0   5   30   0   0   10    4  .363  .415  .558  .972   63   0   0   1   0   2  
 1961 36 BAA AL   66  111    8   20   2   0   4   13   0   0    9   12  .180  .238  .306  .544   34   0   2   0   0   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 14 Seasons     1569 5389  799 1613 277  24 283  985  12   8  427  419  .299  .350  .517  .867 2787   0  49  58  18 159
 Per 162 games        556   82  167  29   2  29  102   1   1   44   43                          288   0   5   6   2  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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1948 23 CIN NL   7   39   3.2  13   3   0  .231  13   31   13  .419    0    0  .000  1B   4e14      -84   
 1949 24 CIN NL  25   28   3.2  26   5   0  .192   4   25   16  .640    0    0  .000  1B   4e16     -100   
 1950 25 CIN NL  12   95   8.3  19   3   0  .158  19   33   10  .303    0    0  .000  1B   4e20      146   
 1951 26 CIN NL  32   67   4.0   0   0   0  .000   7   62   38  .613    0    0  .000  1B   4e5       -20   
 1952 27 CIN NL  24  120   8.7   8   3   0  .375   6   37   24  .649    0    0  .000  1B   4e9        78   
 1953 28 CIN NL  35  120   7.0   0   0   0  .000   4   40   20  .500    0    0  .000  1B   4e7       -16   
 1954 29 CIN NL  33  145   8.6   0   0   0  .000   8   53   30  .566    0    0  .000  1B   4e6       -58   
 1955 30 CIN NL  28  145   8.5   0   0   0  .000   6   43   24  .558    0    0  .000  1B   4e8        17   
 1956 31 CIN NL  21  125   8.2   1   1   1 1.000  13   46   27  .587    0    0  .000  1B   4e16       77   
 1957 32 CIN NL  31    6   7.3  33  10   2  .303   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH             101   
 1958 33 CIN NL  15   33   3.5  17   4   0  .235   1   27   17  .630    0    0  .000  1B   4e14     -117   
 1959 34 LAN NL  11    0    .6  13   4   0  .308   0    4    2  .500    0    0  .000  PH            -194   
 1960 35 DEA AL  24   26   9.5  64  20   2  .312   0    3    3 1.000    0    0  .000  1B   4e5       183   
 1961 36 BAA AL   3    7   2.1  42   8   0  .190   1    4    2  .500    0    0  .000  1B   4e17     -220   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 14 Seasons          962   6.5 236  61   5  .258  82  408  226  .554    0    0  .000                   0   6
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 28.6 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1948 23 CIN NL  1B  110   944  119   13   95  .988   94  871.1 10.98
 1949 24 CIN NL  1B   75   673   58    4   78  .995   74  666.2  9.87
 1950 25 CIN NL  1B  115   963   73   19  104  .982  100  926.0 10.07
 1951 26 CIN NL  1B  154  1389  102    7  140  .995  154 1384.1  9.69
 1952 27 CIN NL  1B  139  1180  118    6  114  .995  135 1229.2  9.50
 1953 28 CIN NL  1B  153  1374  103    4  131  .997  153 1358.1  9.79
 1954 29 CIN NL  1B  153  1460  182    8  171  .995  153 1363.0 10.84
 1955 30 CIN NL  1B  154  1462  160    6  137  .996  154 1371.1 10.65
 1956 31 CIN NL  1B  146  1251  102   13  126  .990  142 1254.1  9.71
 1958 33 CIN NL  1B   88   652   63    1   67  .999   82  680.2  9.45
 1959 34 LAN NL  C     2    22    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.2 11.21
                 1B    1     7    0    0    0 1.000    1    8.0  7.88
 1960 35 DEA AL  1B   29   132    9    0   11 1.000    8  124.0 10.23
 1961 36 BAA AL  1B   19   159    8    1   16  .994   18  161.1  9.32
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1957 WS    CIN NYA   W    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1960 WS    DEA SFN   L    7  17  3  6  1  0  2   4  0  0  .353  .353  .765  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1948  CIN   61-93   John Storer
 1949  CIN   72-82   John Storer
 1950  CIN   84-70   John Storer
 1951  CIN   67-87   John Storer
 1952  CIN   76-78   John Storer
 1953  CIN   88-66   John Storer
 1954  CIN   93-61   John Storer
 1955  CIN   93-61   Larry Cupp
 1956  CIN   92-62   Larry Cupp
 1957  CIN   87-67   Larry Cupp
 1958  CIN   81-73   Larry Cupp
 1959  LAN   88-66   Robert Rescigno
 1960  DEA   96-58   Tom Austad
 1961  BAA   76-78   Rob Tomlinson

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