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George KellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1943-1957 MLB Years: 1943-1957
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Positions3B-1692, 1B-85, OF-10, 2B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Clyde Kell
Height5-9Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 23,1922PlaceSwifton,Arkansas
Death DateMarch 24,2009 [86.213]
CollegeArkansas State University (Jonesboro,AR)
MLB DebutSeptember 28,1943 [21.036]
OrganizationsDET [7] PHA [4] BOS [3] CHA [3] BAL [2] Awards0Awards Voting8-402
TBC Player ID13620Retrosheet IDkellg102MLBAM ID116913
RelationshipsBrother of Skeeter Kell
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 2,1950
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power59Contact61XBH51RBIs58Runs45Hitting89Durability78Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1943Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha-2015110101000000000.200.200.600.800315.200.400.400.3540.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1944Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha721139514511381530445222231190028.268.300.309.60915918556.281.041.089.2903.964.141.050.000.0013.04
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha73b2214756750154303456202715170013.272.306.356.66220237602.274.084.136.3154.492.490.560.66141.7524.03
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha73b232687326610110010612001.299.378.391.769347100.321.092.207.36610.006.000.600.000.0026.92
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet213b23105434671421994413230140130011.327.371.440.81119132477.332.113.184.3796.292.940.470.84108.5022.54
1946Totals for AL-AL         1315217016825104523240201150012.322.372.432.80422539577.330.110.188.3776.933.470.500.69130.2523.21
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet15,213b241525887518829559391161163100013.320.387.412.79924239662.323.092.192.3759.212.420.260.76117.6020.74
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet15,213b259236847112243244223315580010.304.369.402.77114829414.313.098.188.3637.973.620.450.48184.0025.89
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet213b26134522971793893597571133160017.343.424.467.89124450612.348.124.264.41611.602.120.180.49174.0027.93
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet213b2715764111421856681013366181160023.340.403.484.88731070724.341.144.246.4049.122.490.271.1080.1332.11
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b281475989219136325910361184110013.319.386.400.78623941674.327.081.194.3689.052.670.300.30299.0021.47
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b293915211458011701151304002.296.359.368.727569171.319.072.164.3428.777.600.870.58152.0020.00
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13b29752764188152640013110140011.319.390.453.84312523312.315.134.243.3909.943.210.321.9246.0026.14
1952Totals for AL-AL         11442852133232757024623180013.311.379.423.80218132483.317.112.215.3739.524.760.501.4561.1424.06
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13b30134460681414121273525222530010.307.383.483.86622255520.303.176.296.39110.004.230.422.3138.3339.01
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13b3126931524300100015301002.258.361.290.651273109.267.032.194.31713.762.750.200.000.0012.50
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha11b-3b3171233256610054811181201905.283.323.391.7149115261.271.108.185.3236.904.600.671.9246.6022.73
1954Totals for AL-AL         97326409013055811331502907.276.334.362.69611818370.270.086.187.3218.924.050.451.3565.2020.00
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha13b3212842944134241881225136613527.312.389.429.81818433504.323.117.235.37110.127.140.711.5953.6324.63
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha13b33218072550111008602103.313.371.413.78433691.324.100.200.3538.796.590.751.1080.0024.00
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33b331023454590172837012531312438.261.313.391.70413527389.265.130.200.3126.437.971.242.0643.1330.00
1956Totals for AL-AL         123425521152229480133373145311.271.324.395.71916833480.276.124.200.3206.887.711.121.8847.2228.70
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33b3499310289290944202516271211.297.352.413.76512818345.290.116.203.3427.254.640.642.6134.4419.57
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1795670288120543855078870513662128736149207188.306.367.414.78127735137528.311.108.202.0008.253.810.461.0485.9224.98
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter826330350310752103525414342733710716780089.325.391.433.82414302703734.331.108.212.0009.032.870.320.67132.1225.12
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter313117310531951841127259443280042.272.309.339.648398631263.280.067.122.0004.673.480.750.32293.2519.75
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23582912425359418123539835680023.305.383.451.83437481941.303.146.267.00010.413.720.361.9146.0632.02
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter220742762253911414033775461615215.303.367.415.78230854856.306.112.216.0009.006.310.701.6453.0024.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2016557318226217812150475195519.278.331.402.73326345734.277.124.202.0006.816.400.942.3238.5324.73
Average MLB - Per 162 games162605801853557795356263132117.306.367.414.78125046679.311.108.202.0008.253.810.461.0485.9224.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1943Philadelphia Blue JaysNLMLBphb203B1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.6
1944Philadelphia Blue JaysNLMLBphb213B139--1672892025476456.9583.28------1390.090.8
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha223B147--1863452032551531.9643.61------147100.098.0
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B105--105210522320315.9843.00------105100.068.2
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha233B26--3657259593.9793.58------26100.016.9
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet231B1--2---221.0002.00------1051.00.6
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet243B152--1673332025520500.9623.29------152100.098.7
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet253B92--108146815262254.9692.76------92100.059.7
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet263B134--1542711123436425.9753.17------134100.087.0
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B157--186315930510501.9823.19------157100.0101.9
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet283B147--1753102034505485.9603.30------147100.095.5
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B73--75138914222213.9592.92------7597.347.4
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet293B39--387857121116.9592.97------39100.025.3
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303B124--1142311023355345.9722.78------13492.581.0
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30OF7--4---441.0000.57------1345.24.6
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha311B32--2538127262261.9968.16------7145.120.8
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha313B31--1948347067.9572.16------7143.720.1
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B25--3149758780.9203.20------2696.216.2
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31OF2--3---331.0001.50------712.81.3
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha323B105--8316568254248.9762.36------12882.068.2
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha321B24--1335112139138.9935.75------12818.815.6
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32OF1---------------1280.80.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal333B97--97165719269262.9742.70------10295.163.0
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha333B18--1728--45451.0002.50------2185.711.7
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha331B4--193-422221.0005.50------2119.02.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B2--41--551.0002.50------1022.01.3
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal332B1--11-1221.0002.00------1021.00.6
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal343B80--66122415192188.9792.35------9980.852.6
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal341B22--1465-101511511.0006.86------9922.214.5
MLB Totals for 3B - 15 season(s)-   3B1692--1825330316630652945128.9693.03------16920.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B85--55722253581579.9976.81------850.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF10--7---771.0000.70------100.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--11-1221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1943Philadelphia Blue JaysNLMLBphb20-----1-----
1944Philadelphia Blue JaysNLMLBphb21-----139-----
1945Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha22-----147-----
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet23--1--105-----
1946Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha23-----26-----
1947Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-----152-----
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-----92-----
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-----134-----
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-----157-----
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-----147-----
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-----73-----
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-----39-----
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-----124---7-
1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31--32--31---2-
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31-----25-----
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32--24--105---1-
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--21-97-----
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33--4--18-----
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34--22--80-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1959Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet36Broadcaster1547678.49418.04Jimmy Dykes,Bill Norman
1960Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet37Broadcaster1547183.46126.06Joe Gordon,Jimmy Dykes,Billy Hitchcock
1961Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet38Broadcaster16210161.6238.02Bob Scheffing
1962Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Broadcaster1618576.52810.57Bob Scheffing
1963Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40Broadcaster1627983.48825.55Chuck Dressen,Bob Scheffing
1964Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Broadcaster1628577.52514.04Chuck Dressen
1965Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet42Broadcaster1628973.54913.04Chuck Dressen,Bob Swift
1966Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Broadcaster1628874.54310.03Chuck Dressen,Bob Swift,Frank Skaff
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1956-05-21TradeTraded by White Sox with Connie Johnson, Mike Fornieles and Bob Nieman to Orioles for Dave Philley and Jim Wilson. 
1954-05-23TradeTraded by Red Sox to White Sox for Grady Hatton and Cash. 
1952-06-03TradeTraded by Tigers with Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon and Dizzy Trout to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight. 
1946-05-18TradeTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Barney McCosky. 
1943-09-20Purchased by Athletics from Lancaster (Inter-State). 
1940-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.