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William C. 'Wild Bill' Kelly

 

Wild Bill Kelly

Date of Birth: June 24, 1905

Date of Death: November 14, 1931, New York (26 years old)

Source:

Chicago Tribune - Published 11/16/31

Ellensburg Daily Record - Published 11/16/31

Spokane Daily Chronicle - Published 11/16/31

Kelly died of accute indigestion just a day after attending the Fordham/NYU

football game

 

Teams:

1927 New York Yankees (NFL)

1928 New York Yankees (NFL)

1929 Frankford Yellow Jackets (NFL)

1930 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)

College:

University of Montana