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 Ted Kluszewski

Ted Kluszewski

Birth
Summit, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Mar 1988 (aged 63)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Plot Garden Mausoleums, St. Mark Mausoleum, Crypt Number 57, Tier Level C
Memorial ID 20719 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20719
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ted Kluszewski (10 Sep 1924–29 Mar 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20719, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .