Ed Klieman

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Ed Klieman
Pitcher
Born: (1918-03-21)March 21, 1918
Norwood, Ohio
Died: November 15, 1979(1979-11-15) (aged 61)
Homosassa, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 24, 1943, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
June 2, 1950, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 26-28
Earned run average 3.49
Strikeouts 130
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Edward Frederick "Specs" Klieman (March 21, 1918 – November 15, 1979) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a right-handed pitcher over parts of eight seasons (1943–1950) with the Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Athletics. For his career, he compiled a 26–28 record in 222 appearances, with a 3.49 earned run average and 130 strikeouts. Klieman was a relief pitcher on the 1948 World Series champion Indians, pitching in one World Series game, giving up three runs without recording an out.

He was born in Norwood, Ohio and later died in Homosassa, Florida at the age of 61.

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