George Kell

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Birthday
23, 1922
Birthplace
Swifton, AR
Death Date
Mar 24, 2009 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1922
Birthplace
Swifton, AR
Death Date
Mar 24, 2009 (86)

About

10-time All-Star third baseman who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

Before Fame

He starred for Arkansas State University and eventually had the baseball stadium there named after him.

Trivia

He became famous as the longtime play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Tigers.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Charlene for 50 years and together, they had a daughter, Terrie, and a son, George Jr.

Associated With

He won the American League batting title in 1949 over Hall of Fame outfielder Ted Williams.