Alex Kellner

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Alex Kellner
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Pitcher
Born: (1924-08-26)August 26, 1924
Tucson, Arizona
Died: May 3, 1996(1996-05-03) (aged 71)
Tucson, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 29, 1948 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 23, 1959 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Win-Loss 101-112
Earned run average 4.41
Strikeouts 816
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All star in 1949

Alexander Raymond Kellner (August 26, 1924 – May 3, 1996) was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics (1948–1958), Cincinnati Redlegs (1958), and St. Louis Cardinals (1959). Kellner batted right-handed and threw left-handed. He was born in Tucson, Arizona. His younger brother, Walt, also was a major league pitcher.

In a 12-season career, Kellner posted a 101–112 record with 816 strikeouts and a 4.17 ERA in 1849-1/3 innings pitched.

Kellner died in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 71.

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