Bob Klinger Stats

Bob Klinger was born on Thursday, June 4, 1908, in Allenton, Missouri. Klinger was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1938, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bob Klinger baseball stats page.

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Bob Klinger


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Birth Name:
Robert Harold Klinger
Nickname:
Bob
Born On:
06-04-1908  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Allenton, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-19-1977 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Villa Ridge, Missouri
Cemetery:
Allen Cemetery, Allenton, Missouri
High School:
Eureka High School (Eureka, MO)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-19-1938 (Age 29)
Last Game:
09-23-1947
Draft:
Not Applicable

Bob Klinger

Bob Klinger Pitching Stats

1938 30 Pirates 28 21 4 12 5 .706 2.99 10 1 1 159.1 659 152 53 63 7 42 - 58 0 6 2 -
1939 31 Pirates 37 33 3 14 17 .452 4.36 10 2 0 225.0 989 251 109 120 11 81 - 64 6 3 0 -
1940 32 Pirates 39 22 6 8 13 .381 5.39 3 0 3 142.0 662 196 85 102 5 53 - 48 5 5 0 -
1941 33 Pirates 35 9 18 9 4 .692 3.93 3 0 4 116.2 499 127 51 58 5 30 - 36 2 1 0 -
1942 34 Pirates 37 19 9 8 11 .421 3.24 8 1 1 152.2 657 151 55 69 6 45 - 58 4 3 0 -
1943 35 Pirates 33 25 6 11 8 .579 2.72 14 3 0 195.0 809 185 59 77 6 58 - 65 0 0 0 -
1946 38 Red Sox 28 1 20 3 2 .600 2.37 0 0 9 57.0 236 49 15 16 1 25 - 16 1 1 0 -
1947 39 Red Sox 28 0 17 1 1 .500 3.86 0 0 5 42.0 194 42 18 20 5 24 - 12 1 1 1 -
8 Years 265 130 83 66 61 .520 3.68 48 7 23 1,089.2 4,705 1,153 445 525 46 358 - 357 19 20 3 -

Bob Klinger

Bob Klinger Hitting Stats

1938 30 Pirates 28 60 5 10 0 0 0 0 3 2 - 13 1 - 0 1 .167 .194 .167
1939 31 Pirates 37 84 9 17 0 0 0 0 6 5 - 12 1 - 0 2 .202 .247 .202
1940 32 Pirates 39 42 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 2 1 - 0 3 .143 .163 .143
1941 33 Pirates 35 32 1 8 2 0 0 0 3 2 - 4 1 - 0 1 .250 .294 .313
1942 34 Pirates 37 40 3 8 1 0 0 0 3 5 - 4 5 - 0 2 .200 .289 .225
1943 35 Pirates 33 65 5 16 2 0 0 0 4 5 - 2 4 - 0 4 .246 .300 .277
1946 38 Red Sox 28 16 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 2 3 - 0 1 .313 .313 .313
1947 39 Red Sox 28 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 2 - 0 0 .111 .111 .111
8 Years 265 348 28 71 5 0 0 0 21 20 - 41 18 - 0 14 .204 .247 .218

Bob Klinger

Bob Klinger Fielding Stats

1938 Pirates P 28 21 478 38 1.4 38 4 34 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1939 Pirates P 37 33 675 72 1.9 69 7 62 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.76
1940 Pirates P 39 22 426 39 1.0 39 6 33 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.47
1941 Pirates P 35 9 350 30 0.9 29 4 25 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.24
1942 Pirates P 37 19 458 50 1.4 49 14 35 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.89
1943 Pirates P 33 25 585 51 1.5 51 14 37 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.35
1946 Red Sox P 28 1 171 13 0.5 12 1 11 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.89
1947 Red Sox P 28 0 126 8 0.3 8 4 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
P Totals 265 130 3,269 301 1.1 295 54 241 6 13 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.44
8 Years 265 130 3,269 301 1.1 295 54 241 6 13 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.44

Bob Klinger

Bob Klinger Miscellaneous Stats

1938 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 20.0 1.38 3.28 2.37
1939 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 14.0 0.79 2.56 3.24
1940 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 21.0 0.0 0.91 3.04 3.36
1941 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 10.7 1.20 2.78 2.31
1942 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 10.0 13.3 1.29 3.42 2.65
1943 Pirates 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 32.5 16.3 1.12 3.00 2.68
1946 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 8.0 0.64 2.53 3.95
1947 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.50 2.57 5.14
8 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.5 16.6 1.00 2.95 2.96

Bob Klinger

Bob Klinger Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 41 Undetermined - -
1939 Pittsburgh Pirates 41 Undetermined - -
1940 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 Undetermined - -
1941 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 Undetermined - -
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 Undetermined - -
1943 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 Undetermined - -
1946 Boston Red Sox 37 Undetermined - Stats
1947 Boston Red Sox 37 Undetermined - -
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