Al Kaline Career Home Runs Overview

During Al Kaline's 22-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 399 home runs, an average of 18 home runs per season. 1962 was his best season with 29 home runs and his worst season was 1953 when he had 1 home runs. Al Kaline outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (48.9087), The Silent Generation (62.2797), Y (217.415), mlb (50.1495), and RF (74.8196) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Home runs (HR) are hits where the player hits the ball and reaches home in a single play without the benefit of an error or fielders choice. Commonly this is done by the player hitting the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory but it can also occur with a well placed hit that stays inside the park. Generally, for Home Runs, higher is better. (Source)

Al Kaline Lifetime Home Runs and Similar Stats

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Career3990.0390.133
Season Avg.180.040.134
162 Game Avg.230.0390.133
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Al Kaline Home Runs By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Al Kaline's yearly Home Runs for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Al Kaline Cumulative Home Runs by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Al Kaline's career Home Runs progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Al Kaline's career Home Runs at the end of that season.
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Al Kaline Home Runs By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Al Kaline and related player groups by summarizing Home Runs for each season played by Al Kaline. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Al Kaline Home Runs Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Al Kaline Home Runs stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Al Kaline career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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