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Ed Klieman

Ed Klieman
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
Career statistics
Win-loss record 26-28
Earned run average 3.49
Strikeouts 130

Career highlights and awards

Edward Frederick "Specs" Klieman (March 21, 1918 – November 15, 1979) was a professional baseball player. He was 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.

See also


  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

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