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Michael "King" Kelly
Birth: Dec. 31, 1857
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1894
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He was considered one of the greatest players of his day. He sparked the Chicago Nationals to championship seasons in 1880, 1881, 1885, and 1886. He was credited with creating the hit and run play. After winning the batting crown in 1886 he was sold to the Boston Beaneaters for an unheard of $10,000. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
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  Agnes Headifen Kelly (1862 - 1937)*
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Mount Hope Cemetery
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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Cubs Win!!! Cubs Win!!! Holy Cow!!! 2016 World Series Champions!!! The long wait is finally over, Michael! Thank you for being such a huge part of Cubs history.
- Patrick Flahive
 Added: Nov. 6, 2016

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