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Mike "King" KELLY (HOF)


Cap Anson says: "He was a whole-souled, genial fellow, with a host of friends, and but one enemy, that one being himself. Time and time again I have heard him say that he would never be broke, and he died at just the right time to prevent such a contretemps from occurring. Money slipped through Mike's fingers as water slips through the meshes of a fisherman's net, and he was as fond of whisky as any representative of the Emerald Isle, but just the same he was a great ball player and one that became greater than he then was before ceasing to wear a Chicago uniform. He was as good a batter as anybody…"

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