Frankie Kelleher

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Frankie Kelleher
Outfielder
Born:(1916-08-22)August 22, 1916
San Francisco, California
Died: April 13, 1979(1979-04-13) (aged 62)
Stockton, California
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
July 18,  1942, for the  Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
June 14,  1943, for the  Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .167
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 12
Teams

Francis Eugene Kelleher (August 22, 1916 – April 13, 1979) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the Cincinnati Reds.

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