George Clyde Kell Net Worth

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George Clyde Kell (August 23, 1922 – March 24, 2009) was an American baseball third baseman who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1943–46), Detroit Tigers (1947–52), Boston Red Sox (1952–54), Chicago White Sox (1954–56), and Baltimore Orioles (1956–57) in the American League, who went on to become a baseball broadcaster for 40 years.Kell was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1922
Place Of BirthSwifton, Arkansas, USA
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
Star SignVirgo
1Stengel just talked his head off. I opened the show and asked him a question, and he talked two or three minutes. Then I asked him another one, and by the time he got through with that, they were signaling me to break for a commercial. At the end of the show......I got a call from the guy in New York who had hired me, and he said, "It was great. Absolutely great." All I could think was, "My God, I didn't do anything."
2I don't know anybody else who lives 1,000 miles away from their job and gets to commute back and forth. The owner said, 'You can live in your beloved Swifton, but don't you dare miss a game.' I had a few close calls, but I didn't miss any.
1Retired and living in Swifton, Arkansas. [June 2003]
2His first assignment as a broadcaster was a pregame interview with Yankees' manager Casey Stengel.
3His father was a barber who played semi-pro baseball, and dreamed of his three sons becoming major-league players. One brother was killed in WWII. Another, "Skeeter" Kell, played second base for Philadelphia in the 1950s.
4He had a unique arrangement to reside in Swifton year-round while broadcasting for the Detroit Tigers, keeping an apartment in Little Rock so he could catch flights to ballgames.
5He lived in the same house from his birth to when it burned down in 2001. He then rebuilt on the same land.
6Made major league debut on 28 September 1943 (only game played that season).
7Led American League third baseman in fielding percentage in 7 seasons (1945-1946, 1950-1951, 1953, 1955-1956).
8In 1950 and 1951, led the American League in hits (218, 191) and doubles (56, 36).
9In 1949 he and Ted Williams tied for the American League lead in batting at .343. Kell was awarded the title when his average calculated to 5 decimal places (.34291) was higher than Williams's (.34276).
10Elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1983
11Appeared in ten Major League All-Star games
12Third baseman with the Philadelphia Athletics (1943-1946[start]), Detroit Tigers (1946[end]-1952[start]), Boston Red Sox (1952[end]-1954[start]), Chicago White Sox (1954[end]-1956[start]), Baltimore Orioles (1956[end]-1957).


Prime 92010TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Michigan & Trumbull1999DocumentaryHimself (Detroit Tigers)
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg1998DocumentaryHimself - interviewee
The Story of America's Classic Ballparks1991Video documentaryHimself
1984 World Series1984TV Mini-SeriesHimself
1968 World Series1968TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1957 MLB All-Star Game1957TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1956 MLB All-Star Game1956TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1953 MLB All-Star Game1953TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1951 MLB All-Star Game1951TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1950 MLB All-Star Game1950TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1949 MLB All-Star Game1949TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman

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Prime 92011TV SeriesHimself

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