Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Kelly played for the Kansas City Royals in 1969, being picked in the expansion draft. The Twins looked like they didn't have a place for him, and an expansion team was perfect to step into an everyday player role. He snatched 40 bags in '69, a career high. Kelly got one chance at a ring, playing with the '79 O's in their seven game loss to the Bucs.
Cartoon: So it was Pat's incredible athletic ability that cracked the bell. Maybe it was from the shotput, and recorded for an AC/DC song.
Ballpark background: Pat is posing at Yankee Stadium on what looks like a cloudy day.