High Pockets Kelly
George Lange Kelly (High Pockets)
Positions: First Baseman, Second Baseman and Outfielder
Born: September 10, 1895 in San Francisco, CA
Debut: August 18, 1915 (Age 19.342, 4,377th in MLB history) vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1917 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Reds/Dodgers/Cubs/Pirates 1915-1932
Last Game: July 26, 1932 (Age 36.320) vs. STL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1973.
View High Pockets Kelly Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: October 13, 1984 in Burlingame, CA
Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA
Relatives: Brother of Ren Kelly, Cousin of Rich Chiles and Nephew of Bill Lange
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