|Pitcher / Coach
|Born:June 24, 1958
La Crosse, Wisconsin
|April 14, 1985, for the Minnesota Twins
|Last MLB appearance
|May 21, 1985, for the Minnesota Twins
|Earned run average
Thomas Carl Klawitter (born June 24,1958) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played part of 1985 in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins. He appeared in seven games,including two starts,without a decision.
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Klawitter served as an assistant coach with the UW–Whitewater baseball team. He had previously been an assistant with both Janesville Parkers and Janesville Craigs high school baseball teams.
Klawitter was inducted into the Wisconsin State League (also known as the Wisconsin State Baseball League),in 2007.
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