George Lange Kelly
Born: September 10, 1895, San Francisco, California
Died: October 13, 1984, Burlingame, California
New York Giants (1915-1917, 1919-1926), Pittsburgh Pirates (1917), Cincinnati Reds (1927-1930), Chicago Cubs (1930), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1973
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1935, Babe Ruth hits the final three home runs - numbers 712, 713 and 714 - of his brilliant career. Ruth, wrapping up his playing days with the Boston Braves, connects three times and adds a double in an 11-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ruth’s total of 714 career home runs will stand as the major league record until surpassed by Hank Aaron in 1974.