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Chuck Klein

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 15 seasons as an OF for the Philadelphia Phillies (1928-33, 1936-39, 1940-44)

Only member of the Phillies to hit for the cycle twice (7/1/31 + 5/26/33)

First NL player to hit four HR in a game in the 20th century (7/10/36)

Career stats with the Phillies .326 AVG, 963 R, 1705 H, 243 HR, 983 RBI, .553 SL%

Career fielding stats with the Phillies: .964 F%, 2890 TC, 2617 PO, 170 A, 30 DP

1 time NL All Star Game selection as a member of the Phillies (1933)

Finished in NL top 5 in Batting 4 consecutive seasons (1930-33)

1 time led the NL in Batting (1933)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in HR with the Phillies

4 times led the NL in HR (1929, 1931-33)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in RBI

2 times led the NL in RBI (1931, 1933)

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Runs

3 times led the NL in Runs (1931-33)

5 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Hits

2 times led the NL in Hits (1932, 1933)

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Doubles

2 times led the NL in Doubles (1930, 1933)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Total Bases

4 times led the NL in Total Bases (1930-33)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Extra Base Hits

4 times led the NL in Extra Base Hits (1929-30, 1932-33)

2 times finished in the NL Top 5 in On Base %

1 time led the NL in On Base % (1933)

5 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Slugging %

3 times led the NL in Slugging % (1931-33)

3 times led the NL in Assists at OF (1930, 1932-33)

1 time led the NL in Double Plays at OF (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Runs with 158 (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Doubles with 59 (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Extra-Base Hits with 107 (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Total Bases with 445 (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for RBIs with 170 (1930)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Slugging % with .687 (1930)

Held the following all time Phillies rankings at retirement: HR (1st), RBI (2nd), AVG (5th), H (2nd), R (2nd), 2B (3rd), XBH (2nd)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 5th in AVG [.326]
  • 4th in Runs [963]
  • 6th in Hits [1705]
  • 5th in 2B [336]
  • 3rd in HR [243]
  • 4th in RBI [983]
  • 9th in OB % [.379]
  • 1st in SL % [.553]
  • 3rd in XBH [643]

Current rank amongst Phillies Outfielders

  • 8th in Total Chances [2890]
  • 8th in Putouts [2617]
  • 6th in Assists [170]

Current rank in the MLB Career Leaders

  • 53rd in AVG [.320]
  • 33rd in SL % [.543]

Last player to lead the NL in HR with 38 and Stolen Bases with 20 in one season (1932)

Holds modern day MLB single season record for Assists at OF with 44 (1930)

One of only 16 players to win the Triple Crown (1933 - .368 AVG, 28 HR, 120 RBI)

2 time runner up in NL MVP voting (1931, 1933)

Selected as the NL MVP (1932)

Ranked #92 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players (1999)

Nominee for the MLB All-Century Team (1999)

Had his jersey retired by the Phillies (4/6/01)

Enshrined in the Phillies Wall of Fame (1980)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1980)

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