65 years ago today, Al Kaline did something amazing for the Detroit Tigers

By Gene Myers in the Detroit Free Press:

In three straight innings, once upon a time, from his lair in right field, Al Kaline nailed a Chicago White Sox runner trying for an extra base.

By July 7, 1954 — halfway through his first full season with the Detroit Tigers — Kaline had established himself as a top-shelf fielder. Manager Fred Hutchinson even had gushed: “Kaline keeps making the kinds of plays we haven’t seen in right field in years.”

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