Fandom

ArmchairGM Wiki

Al Kaline

12,202pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Full Name: Albert William Kaline Primary Position: OF,RF
Height/Weight: 6' 1.5"/175 First Game: June 25, 1953
Birthdate: December 19, 1934 Final Game: October 2, 1974
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland MLB Experience: 22 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Al Kaline (Albert William Kaline) was born on December 19, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland. He made his Major League debut on June 25, 1953 for the Detroit Tigers. In 1954, his rookie year, he hit .276 with 4 home runs and 43 RBI. Kaline played for the Detroit Tigers for his entire 22 year career.

Most people believe that Al Kaline's best season was 1956, when he slugged 27 home runs, hit for a .314 average and knocked in 128 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1953 DET A 30 28 9 7 1 2 .250 .300 .357 0 0 1 5 1 0 1 0 1
1954 DET A 138 504 42 139 4 43 .276 .305 .347 18 3 22 45 0 7 9 0 21
1955 DET A 152 588 121 200 27 102 .340 .421 .546 24 8 82 57 5 0 6 12 13
1956 DET A 153 617 96 194 27 128 .314 .383 .530 32 10 70 55 1 1 7 4 10
1957 DET A 149 577 83 170 23 90 .295 .343 .478 29 4 43 38 3 6 11 7 10
1958 DET A 146 543 84 170 16 85 .313 .374 .490 34 7 54 47 2 3 7 6 18
1959 DET A 136 511 86 167 27 94 .327 .410 .530 19 2 72 42 4 2 10 12 11
1960 DET A 147 551 77 153 15 68 .278 .354 .426 29 4 65 47 3 5 19 3 18
1961 DET A 153 586 116 190 19 82 .324 .393 .515 41 7 66 42 4 4 14 2 16
1962 DET A 100 398 78 121 29 94 .304 .376 .593 16 6 47 39 1 2 4 3 17
1963 DET A 145 551 89 172 27 101 .312 .375 .514 24 3 54 48 4 3 6 12 12
1964 DET A 146 525 77 154 17 68 .293 .383 .469 31 5 75 51 3 2 4 6 12
1965 DET A 125 399 72 112 18 72 .281 .388 .471 18 2 72 49 0 0 6 11 9
1966 DET A 142 479 85 138 29 88 .288 .392 .534 29 1 81 66 5 1 5 7 7
1967 DET A 131 458 94 141 25 78 .308 .411 .541 28 2 83 47 1 2 8 10 16
1968 DET A 102 327 49 94 10 53 .287 .392 .428 14 1 55 39 3 1 6 7 4
1969 DET A 131 456 74 124 21 69 .272 .346 .447 17 0 54 61 1 0 1 4 11
1970 DET A 131 467 64 130 16 71 .278 .377 .450 24 4 77 49 1 3 2 5 20
1971 DET A 133 405 69 119 15 54 .294 .416 .462 19 2 82 57 7 1 4 9 12
1972 DET A 106 278 46 87 10 32 .313 .374 .475 11 2 28 33 2 1 1 5 11
1973 DET A 91 310 40 79 10 45 .255 .320 .394 13 0 29 28 3 0 4 4 10
1974 DET A 147 558 71 146 13 64 .262 .337 .389 28 2 65 75 1 1 2 2 12
Total 2834 10116 1622 3007 399 1583 .297 .376 .480 498 75 1277 1020 55 45 137 131 271

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1953 DET A OF 20 0 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1954 DET A OF 135 0 0 283 16 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .971
1955 DET A OF 152 0 0 306 14 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1956 DET A OF 153 0 0 343 18 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 .984
1957 DET A CF 23 23 158 50 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .945
1957 DET A OF 145 143 1310.2 319 13 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1957 DET A LF 5 2 22 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1957 DET A RF 136 118 1130.2 261 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .993
1958 DET A RF 143 141 1209 311 22 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .994
1958 DET A CF 4 2 23.1 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1958 DET A OF 145 143 1232.1 316 23 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .994
1959 DET A CF 122 121 1045 323 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1959 DET A RF 15 15 129.2 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1959 DET A OF 136 136 1174.2 364 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1960 DET A OF 142 142 1277 367 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1960 DET A CF 142 142 1277 364 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .987
1961 DET A RF 141 127 1147 308 8 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1961 DET A 3B 1 1 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1961 DET A CF 22 20 152 67 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1961 DET A OF 147 147 1300.1 378 9 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1961 DET A LF 1 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1962 DET A OF 100 100 882 225 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1962 DET A RF 100 100 882 226 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1963 DET A OF 140 140 1223 257 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1963 DET A RF 140 139 1215 256 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1963 DET A CF 2 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1964 DET A OF 136 136 1193.1 278 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1964 DET A RF 136 136 1193.1 278 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1965 DET A CF 62 60 512 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1965 DET A RF 51 51 443.2 83 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .966
1965 DET A OF 112 111 955.2 193 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1965 DET A 3B 1 0 5.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1966 DET A OF 136 136 1130 279 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .993
1966 DET A CF 86 84 676.2 177 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .995
1966 DET A RF 54 52 453.1 101 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1967 DET A OF 130 127 1086.2 217 14 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1967 DET A RF 130 127 1085.2 221 14 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1967 DET A CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1968 DET A OF 74 68 602 131 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1968 DET A LF 5 1 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1968 DET A RF 70 67 584 129 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .977
1968 DET A 1B 22 18 165 152 13 4 15 0 0 0 0 0 .976
1969 DET A 1B 9 9 69 65 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1969 DET A OF 118 109 974 192 9 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .966
1969 DET A RF 118 109 974 190 9 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 .966
1970 DET A RF 91 75 686.2 158 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1970 DET A 1B 52 48 403.1 374 31 4 39 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1970 DET A OF 91 75 686.2 156 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1971 DET A RF 128 104 967 203 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1971 DET A 1B 5 2 29 27 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1971 DET A OF 129 105 977 207 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1971 DET A CF 3 1 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1972 DET A OF 84 64 570 111 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1972 DET A RF 84 64 570 110 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1972 DET A 1B 11 4 44 37 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1973 DET A OF 64 52 435.1 102 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1973 DET A RF 64 52 435.1 102 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1973 DET A 1B 36 29 240 245 12 1 32 0 0 0 0 0 .996
1974 DET A DH 146 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total CF 467 454 3863 1109 18 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 .989
Total OF 2489 1934 17010.2 5035 170 73 29 0 0 0 0 0 .986
Total 1B 135 110 950.1 900 63 9 97 0 0 0 0 0 .991
Total DH 146 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 1601 1477 13106.1 2975 102 40 20 0 0 0 0 0 .987
Total 3B 2 1 14.1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total LF 11 3 41.1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000

Transactions

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

Trivia

See also

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki