Beloved Detroit Tigers star Al Kaline dies at 85

Al Kaline, outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, poses during spring training in Tampa, Fla., 1974. (AP Photo)
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DETROIT (AP) - Baseball Fall of Fame player Al Kaline, who played his entire 22-season major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died.

Kaline became the youngest player to win the American League batting title in 1955 and was a 15-time All-Star.

Known as “Mr. Tiger,” Kaline also won 10 Gold Gloves and after his playing career ended was a Tigers broadcaster for a quarter-century.

Kaline was 85.

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4/6/2020 4:09:01 PM (GMT -4:00)