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MLB: Al Kaline Named Comeback Player of 1961

Oct. 19, 1961 - Al Kaline (pictured right with Mickey Mantle and Norm Cash) of the Detroit Tigers, who increased his batting average 46 points after having had his poorest season in 1960, was named the American League’s comeback player of 1961 today. Kaline hit .324 in 1961, with 19 homers. He had a 22-game hit streak from July 6 through Aug. 1. In Detroit today, Kaline said of the award: “I’m happy I won it, but I didn’t think I had that bad a year in 1960.”


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