Rightfielder, Catcher and Third Baseman
5-10, 170lb (178cm, 77kg)
December 31, 1857
in Troy, NY
November 8, 1894
in Boston, MA
Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, MA
May 1, 1878
372nd in MLB history)
September 2, 1893
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1945.
(Voted by Old Timers Committee)
No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
View King Kelly's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1878 season
Full Name: Michael Joseph Kelly
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