Ron Kline

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Ron Kline
Pitcher
Born: (1932-03-09)March 9, 1932
Callery, Pennsylvania
Died: June 22, 2002(2002-06-22) (aged 70)
Callery, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 21, 1952 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
June 13, 1970 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Win–loss record 114–144
Earned run average 3.75
Saves 108
Strikeouts 989
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Led the AL in Saves (29) in 1965

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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