Originally Posted by chicoruiz
George Kell- HOF third baseman
I always enjoyed Kell as a broadcaster for the Tigers. Great voice, fun to listen to. But he had quite a record as a player: 8 consecutive .300 seasons; holds record for fewest strikeouts by a batting champion (13 in 1949); 10 time All-Star and twice led the league in hits and doubles.
A favorite story of his was about the incident when his jaw was broken by a line drive off the bat of Joe DiMaggio. "I got up, made the play at third, then passed out."