Ted Kleinhans

Ted Kleinhans
Born: (1899-04-08)April 8, 1899
Deer Park, Wisconsin
Died: July 24, 1985(1985-07-24) (aged 86)
Redington Beach, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 20, 1934, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
April 20, 1938, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Record 4-9
ERA 5.26
Strikeouts 48

Theodore Otto Kleinhans (born Traugott Otto Kleinhans, April 8, 1899 – July 24, 1985) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He was born in Deer Park, Wisconsin. Kleinhans played 4 seasons in Major League Baseball, with the Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds in 1934, the New York Yankees in 1936, and the Reds again in 1937 and 1938. Kleinhans had a career record of 4-9 in 56 games.

Kleinhans was the third oldest player in Major League Baseball in 1938.

From 1947-66 he was head baseball coach for the Syracuse University Orangemen, compiling a 156-146 (.516) record.[1]

He died in Redington Beach, Florida.


  1. Green, John F. (n.d.). "Ted Kleinhans," Society for American Baseball Research. Accessed: June 14, 2014.

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