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Pat Kelly (kellypa03)

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Patrick Franklin Kelly

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Biographical Information[edit]

After retiring, Pat Kelly moved to Australia with his wife. While there he spent time as a scout for both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners. Kelly had previously played in the 1996-1997 Australian Baseball League without the knowledge of the New York Yankees. He was involved in one of the largest brawls in Australian Baseball League history. When that incident was reported in the US media, George Steinbrenner ordered Kelly to return to the USA.

Kelly later coached for Australia in the 2005 Baseball World Cup, 2006 World Baseball Classic, 2006 Intercontinental Cup, 2007 Baseball World Cup, 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament and 2009 World Baseball Classic.

Kelly was the Los Angeles Dodgers' Pacific Rim Coordinator from 2000 to 2005. He moved to the Seattle Mariners as a scout in Australia in 2006. By 2011, Kelly was the Mariners' Pacific Rim Coordinator. He signed Chin-lung Hu, Min-Shih Chen, Ji-Man Choi, Seon-gi Kim and Anthony Phillips.

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