George Clyde Kell
Born: August 23, 1922, Swifton, Arkansas
Died: March 24, 2009, Swifton, Arkansas
Philadelphia A's (1943-1946), Detroit Tigers (1946-1952), Boston Red Sox (1952-1954), Chicago White Sox (1954-1956), Baltimore Orioles (1956-1957)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1983
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 1930, New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth slams three home runs in the first game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia A’s. The 35-year-old “Bambino” adds another blast in the second game to finish the day with four home runs.