March 9, 1932|
|Died: June 22, 2002
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 21, 1952 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 13, 1970 for the Atlanta Braves|
|Earned run average||3.75|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ronald Lee Kline (March 9, 1932 – June 22, 2002) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of seventeen seasons (1952, 1955–1970) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves. For his career, he compiled a 114–144 record in 736 appearances, most as a relief pitcher, with a 3.75 earned run average and 989 strikeouts.
He was born and later died in Callery, Pennsylvania, at the age of 70.
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