George Kell - Quotes

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Never let yourself get fooled by the same pitcher on the same pitch on the same day. ---->>>

I always could hit, but fielding I had to work at. I took as much pride in fielding as hitting. I became a complete ballplayer. I knew when to take the extra base. I knew about the outfielder hitting the cutoff man. I knew when and how to bunt. I knew when to hit-and-run. ---->>>

It was much more fun playing with him than against him. If you wanted one pitcher to start the seventh game of the World Series, which he did in 1945, you'd pick Hal Newhouser. ---->>>

I 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. ---->>>

Changes your life, getting into the Hall of Fame. For the rest of my life, I'll be known as Hall of Famer George Kell. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-23, 1922
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Die: 03-24, 2009
Occupation: Athlete
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George Clyde Kell (August 23, 1922 – March 24, 2009) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman who played fifteen seasons 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). Kell went on to become a Detroit Tigers broadcaster for thirty-seven years (wikipedia)