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King Kelly

Michael Joseph Kelly

Positions: Rightfielder, Catcher and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: December 31, 1857 in Troy, NY
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds in 1878. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 1, 1878 (Age 20.121)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1878 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteStockings/Beaneaters/Reds/Kelly'sKillers/Giants 1878-1893

Final Game: September 2, 1893 (Age 35.245)
Died: November 8, 1894 in Boston, MA
Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, MA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1945. No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
   View King Kelly Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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