Mobile Site You Are Here > > > > Negro League Players Starting with "Ke" Encyclopedia

News: s-r blog:2015 MLB Draft Tools

28 Players Listed Starting with "Ke"

W.L. Keane, gn. William, played 1931
Kearns, played 1946
Keene, played 1915
Eugene Keeton, gn. Eugene Aderson, b. 1896, played 1922
Keiger, played 1887
Clarence Keith, gn. Clarence, played 1931
Henry Kelley, gn. Henry, played 1932
Palmer Kelley, gn. Palmer, played 1916-1917
Edric Kellman, gn. Edric Leon, b. 1927, d. 1981, played 1946-1950
Kelly, played 1931
Roscoe Kelly, gn. Roscoe, played 1946
W.H. Kelly, gn. W. H., played 1941
William Kelly, gn. William, b. 1898, played 1944-1945
Ed Kemp, gn. Ed, played 1923-1928
George Kemp, gn. George Walter, played 1943
James Kemp, gn. James Albert, b. 1919, d. 1993, played 1937-1939
John Kemp, gn. John, played 1920-1928
Kendall, played 1920-1925
Dan Kennard, gn. Daniel, b. 1883, d. 1947, played 1914-1925
Kennedy, played 1944
Kennedy, played 1926-1927
Spike Kennedy, gn. Spike, played 1916
Kent, played 1919
Harry Kenyon, gn. Harry C., b. 1894, played 1917-1929
John Kerner, gn. John, played 1931
Robert Keyes, gn. Robert, played 1941-1944
Zeke Keyes, gn. Steve Ezekiel, played 1941-1946
Red Keys, gn. Albert, b. 1893, played 1918

About the Negro League Data

Details about our NLB Data


This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.


Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data