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Ted Kluszewski
Birth: Sep. 10, 1924
Death: Mar. 29, 1988

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Argo, Illinois, he was a first basemen making his debut for the Cincinnati Reds on April 18, 1947. For fifteen seasons, he played with the Cincinnati Reds (1947-57), Pittsburg Pirates (1958-59), Chicago White Sox (1960) and Los Angeles Angels (1961). He was an All-Star four times (1953-56), hit .300 or better eight times and led the National League in fielding percentage for first baseman for five straight seasons (1951-55), a Major League record. He concluded his career with a record of 1766 hits, 279 home runs, 1028 runs batted in, a .298 batting average and a .993 fielding percentage. In 1962, the Cincinnati Reds retired his uniform number 18 and he was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 1982. After retiring as a player, he was a hitting coach for the Cincinnati Reds which were the World Series Champions (1975-76). He died of heart failure at age 63 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Montgomery
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Garden Mausoleums, St. Mark Mausoleum, Crypt Number 57, Tier Level C
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 2001
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Ted Kluszewski
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Ted Kluszewski
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Ted Kluszewski
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014
Happy Birthday, Big Klu !! Rest well.
- K. Williams
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014
Thanks, sir, for so many, many happy memories...rest well.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014
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