George Clyde Kell
Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: August 23, 1922 in Swifton, AR
School: Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1940. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 28, 1943 (Age 21.036, 7,537th in MLB history) vs. SLB 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1944 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/Athletics/RedSox/WhiteSox/Orioles 1943-1957
Last Game: September 14, 1957 (Age 35.022) vs. DET 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1983.
View George Kell Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: March 24, 2009 in Swifton, AR
Buried: Swifton Cemetery, Swifton, AR
Relatives: Brother of Skeeter Kell
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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