Ted Kluszewski

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November 15, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

First baseman, 1947-1957.  Coach, 1970-1978, 1983. Inducted 1962.

Strong first baseman known for his long home runs and his15-inch biceps (and subsequent sleeveless jerseys).  Was selected to four All-Star Games.  Led the league in home runs and RBI in 1954 but also excelled at plate discipline and as a fielder. Later served as hitting coach to the 1970s “Big Red Machine” team.

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