Birth Name: Albert William Kaline
Date of Birth: December 19, 1934
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Death: April 6, 2020
Place of Death: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S.
Ethnicity: German (at least half), English, Welsh
Al Kaline was an American professional baseball player. He was a right fielder, who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers. He was nicknamed “Mr. Tiger.”
Al was the son of Naomi and Nicholas Kaline. He was married to Madge Louise Hamilton, until his death, with whom he has two children. Their grandson is Colin Kaline, a baseball player and coach.
Al’s paternal grandfather was named Phillip Kaline. Phillip was born in Maryland, to German parents.
Al’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret D. Creighton (the daughter of Robert Creighton and Sarah Jane).
Al’s maternal grandfather was Albert Morgan (the son of George W. Morgan and Sarah Ann Baker).
Al’s maternal grandmother was Nannie Wehrhahn (the daughter of Edward Henry August Wehrhahn and Katherine Weber). Nannie was born in Maryland, to a German father and an American-born mother. Katherine was the daughter of Georg Jacob Weber and Maria Gertrude Fleck, who were German immigrants.