Bob Kennedy

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Date of Birth August 18, 1920
Place of Birth Illinois
Date of Death Apr 7, 2005 (84)
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Bob Kennedy

Robert Daniel Kennedy was a right fielder/third baseman, manager and executive in Major League Baseball. From 1939 to 1957, Kennedy played for the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers and Brooklyn Dodgers. He batted and threw right-handed. After his playing career, Kennedy managed the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics. His son, former major league catcher Terry Kennedy, was a four-time All-Star and minor league manager.

About Bob Kennedy

After playing for the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians during the 1940s and '50s, this third baseman and outfielder became a prominent sports executive for the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Oakland Athletics.

Bob Kennedy Before Fame

He joined the major leagues when he was only sixteen years old and played 150 games during his first season.

Achievement of Bob Kennedy

He put his athletic career on hold to serve in World War II.

Bob Kennedy Family Life

He was the father of sports manager and baseball catcher Terry Kennedy.

Associations of Bob Kennedy

During his single season with the Baltimore Orioles, Kennedy scored a grand slam to the pitch of New York Yankee Allie Reynolds.

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Latest information about Bob Kennedy updated on April 19, 2021.

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