Who Is Al Kaline Wife? Madge Louise Hamilton Bio, Age, Children, Al Kaline Death
Madge Louise Hamilton Bio
Madge Louise Hamilton is the wife of the late Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline who was known affectionately as “Mr. Tiger.” He died on April 6, 2020 although his cause of death is not public.
Madge Louise Hamilton Husband
Louise married her husband in Albert William Kaline best known as Al Kaline in 1954.
Madge Louise Hamilton Children – Al Kaline Children
Louise Hamilton and Al Kaline had two children together, Mark Albert Kaline who was born on August 21, 1957, and Michael Keith Kaline who was born in 1962.
Michael played college baseball at Miami University of Ohio and is the father of Colin Kaline, who had a stunt at Minor League career and is now a baseball coach of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.
Who Was Al Kaline – Al Kaline Bio
Al Kaline whose full name was Albert William Kaline who was also known as ‘Mr. Tiger’ was an American former Major League Baseball right fielder and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. He played in the outfield, mainly as a right fielder where he won ten Gold Gloves and was known for his strong throwing arm. He was selected to 18 All-Star Games and was selected as an All-Star each year between 1955 and 1967.
Kaline was signed by Tigers in June 1953 making his debut on June 25, 1953 – six days after being signed. In 1954 he took over as Detroit’s right fielder and in 1955 he became the youngest player to win the American League batting title after hitting .340 batting average.
He finished his career with 3,007 hits and 399 home runs. He scored over 1,600 runs and drove in nearly that many. He got his 3,000th hit back in Baltimore, slicing a double down the right field line in September 1974, his final season.
In 1973 he was awarded by Major League Baseball the Roberto Clemente Award honoring the player who best exemplifies sportsmanship, community involvement and contribution to his team.
In 1980 he was inducted to the Hall of Fame. During his speech, he said that one of his accomplishments that he is proud of serving baseball to the best of his ability.
“If there is one accomplishment of which I am particularly proud, it is that I have always served baseball to the best of my ability. Never have I deliberately done anything to discredit the game, the Tigers, or my family. By far, being inducted into the Hall of Fame is the proudest moment of my life. You can be sure that I will make every effort to live up to the obligations associated with this honor.”
From 1976 to 2001 he served as Tigers broadcaster together with fellow batting champion George Kell. In 2001 together with Horton, they were named as members of the new Tigers Baseball Committee. After the committee was disbanded both Kaline and Horton remained as special assistants to new general manager Dave Dombrowski.
Al Kaline Age – How Old Is Al Kaline
Al Kaline was 85 years old at the time of his death.
Al Kaline Net worth
According to celebrity net worth Al Kaline had an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Al Kaline Death
Al Kaline died on April 6, 2020. His death was first reported by the Detroit Free Press.
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