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Al Kaline - Baseball Hall of Fame Biographies
December 13, 2010
Al Kaline was a model of consistency who excelled with minimum fanfare. Over 22 seasons, the quiet, durable Tigers outfielder accumulated 3,007 hits, 399 home runs, a .297 batting average, 10 Gold Gloves and 15 All-Star team selections. Mr. Tiger won the batting title in 1,955, hitting .340 at the age of 20. His reputation as a clutch performer was enhanced by his .379 average against St. Louis in the 1,968 World Series.
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