Al Kaline

baseball player

Albert William Kaline (December 19, 1934 – April 6, 2020), nicknamed "Mr. Tiger", was an American baseball player. He played as a right fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) between 1953 and 1974 for the Detroit Tigers. He was an 18-time All-Star and one-time World Series champion in 1968. He also won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award ten times. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Kaline in 1957

Kaline was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was married to Madge Louise Hamilton. The couple had two children.[1]

Kaline died on April 6, 2020 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He was 85.[2]

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  1. Waddell, Nick. "Al Kaline". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  2. Lowe, John (April 6, 2020). "Al Kaline, Detroit Tigers legend, dies at age 85". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved April 6, 2020.

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