Louis Stephen Klimchock
Positions: Pinch Hitter, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: October 15, 1939 in Hostetter, PA
Signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1957.
Debut: September 27, 1958 (Age 18.347, 9,210th in MLB history)
vs. CHW 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1961 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/Athletics/Braves/Senators/Mets 1958-1970
Last Game: August 2, 1970 (Age 30.291)
vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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