3B-2B-1B A's, Braves, Senators, Mets, Indians
Klimchock won two minor league batting titles, but his indifferent defense kept(d-h)h)h)him
on the bench in the ML. In 1969 with the Indians, he hit .287 in a career-high 90
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» December 15, 1961:
The Braves send veteran minor league 3B Ed Charles, C Joe Azcue and Manny Jimenez to the Athletics for Bob Shaw and Lou Klimchock. With Mathews at 3B, Charles was expendable. He will hit .288 with 17 home runs in 1962, his rookie year.