Pat Kelly (catcher)

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Pat Kelly
Catcher
Born: (1955-08-27) August 27, 1955 (age 58)
Santa Maria, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 28, 1980 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
June 3, 1980 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Career statistics
Batting average .286
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Dale Patrick Kelly (born August 27, 1955 in Santa Maria, California) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. Drafted in the third round of 1973 amateur draft, his career in the majors consisted of three games. He made his MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays on May 28, 1980, and played his final game five days later. In seven at-bats, he had two hits, for a .286 batting average, with no home runs or RBIs. He batted and threw right-handed.

On July 3, 2007, Kelly replaced Bucky Dent as the Cincinnati Reds bench coach on an interim basis.[1]

On June 5, 2008, Pat's son Casey was the 30th selection of the first round by the Boston Red Sox in the MLB's First Year Player Draft. Pat's older son, Chris, is currently in the Tampa Bay Rays farm system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheldon, Mark (3 July 2007). "Kelly replaces Dent as Reds coach". MLB.com. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

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