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Interview Summary

George Kell, from Arkansas, was a third baseman in the American League, and later became a baseball broadcaster. In this interview, he discusses topics such as his childhood in Arkansas, Connie Mack, spring training, the World Series of 1946, the Mexican League, Hank Greenberg, Kell's player endorsements, his teammates on the 1950 Detroit Tigers team, his hitting for the cycle in 1950, his hitting strategy, changes in baseball since the 1940s, and the demise of the Minor Leagues.

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1988oh099_chan116

Interviewee Name

George C. Kell

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1988-06-04

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Kell, George C. Interview by William J. Marshall. 04 Jun. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kell, G.C. (1988, June 04). Interview by W. J. Marshall. A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kell, George C., interview by William J. Marshall. June 04, 1988, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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