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Roberto Kelly #39

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Full Name:
Roberto Kelly
Uniform #:
39

COACHING CAREER

> Former All-Star outfielder returns for his eighth season on San Francisco's coaching staff.

> This season marks his first as the Giants' third base coach after serving the last seven years as SF's first base coach.

> Spent three seasons as manager of Giants' Class A Augusta affiliate in South Atlantic League…guided the GreenJackets to 285-187 ledgers (.622) and a pair of playoff appearances in those three years.

> Was named 2006 SAL Manager of Year after leading Augusta to the best record in all of minor league baseball with 92-47 record.

PLAYING CAREER

> Enjoyed a solid 14-year Major League playing career, compiling lifetime .290 avg. with 241 2Bs, 124 HRs, 585 RBI and 235 steals over 1,337 games.

> Saw big league action with New York Yankees (1987-92 and 2000), Cincinnati Reds (1993-94), Atlanta Braves (1994), Montreal Expos (1995), Los Angeles Dodgers (1995), Minnesota Twins (1996-97), Seattle Mariners (1997) and Texas Rangers (1998-99).

> Was an All-Star selection in each league, representing Yankees in 1992 and Reds in 1993.

> Advanced to the post season on four occasions, batting .294 (10-for-34) in 10 LDS games with Dodgers (1995), Mariners (1997) and Rangers (1998-99).

> Became just the fifth player in the storied history of the Yankees franchise to record at least 20 HRs and 20 SBs in a season, accomplishing the feat in 1991.

PERSONAL & MISCELLANEOUS

> Graduated from Panama City High School, where he was three-sport star in baseball, basketball and volleyball. > Attended Jose Dolores Mascote College in his native Panama.

> Was inducted into the Latin Baseball Hall of Fame in Sept. 2014.

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