Bill Kelly (kellybi03)
William Henry Kelly (Big Bill)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.
- Debut September 6, 1920
- Final Game May 12, 1928
- Born December 28, 1898 in Syracuse, NY USA
- Died April 8, 1990 in Syracuse, NY USA
- RBI Titles
- 1924 International League 155, also led league with 28 HR
- 1925 International League 125
- 1926 International League 151, also set a league record with 44 HR (topping Al Wingo's 32 in 1922, broken by Joe Hauser's 60 in 1930)
- Umpired in the minor leagues from 1932 to 1941.
- Managed in the minor leagues from 1945 to 1954.
- Scouted for the Chicago Cubs (1953, 1955-1957), Philadelphia Phillies (1958-1960), and New York Mets (1961-1974).
- Elected to the International League Hall of Fame in 1954.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1945||Elizabethton Betsy Cubs||Appalachian League||38-68||4th||Chicago Cubs||Lost in 1st round|
|1946||Davenport Cubs||Three-I League||76-44||1st (t)||Chicago Cubs||Lost in 1st round|
|1947||Los Angeles Angels||Pacific Coast League||106-81||1st||Chicago Cubs||League Champs|
|1948||Los Angeles Angels||Pacific Coast League||102-86||3rd||Chicago Cubs||Lost in 1st round|
|1949||Los Angeles Angels||Pacific Coast League||74-113||8th||Chicago Cubs|
|1950||Los Angeles Angels||Pacific Coast League||86-114||7th||Chicago Cubs|
|1951||Springfield Cubs||International League||63-90||8th||Chicago Cubs|
|1952||Springfield Cubs||International League||65-88||8th||Chicago Cubs|
|1954||Joplin Cardinals||Western Association||50-89||7th||St. Louis Cardinals|