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
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 101–112
Earned run average 4.41
Strikeouts 816
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Alexander Raymond Kellner (August 26, 1924 – May 3, 1996) was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics/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 1,849⅓ innings pitched. He won 20 games for the Athletics in 1949.

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

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