Don’t Forget Al Kaline

Al Kaline signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers for $30,000 when he was 18 years old, and  retired as a legend when he was 40.  Kaline won the batting crown in 1955 with a .340 average.  He also had a league high of 200 hits and 27 homeruns. In 1956, Kaline had a career-high 128 RBI’s, and he batted .314.  The Tigers won the pennant in 1968, and Kaline led his team to the World Series crown, batting .379 and driving in 8 runs.

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