Pat Kelly

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baseball player (1967)
Mon Jul 29 2019
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Who is Pat Kelly?

''If You run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it,'' is quote by the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan. Even being rejected and dominated for several times, Jordan never gave up and struggled. Today, we are discussing about a great baseball player, who worked very hard to achieve his dreams. He is none other than Pat Kelly.

Pat Kelly is former Major League Baseball infielder. He has played major leagues for nine season, seven for the New York Yankees.

Early days of Pat Kelly. Know about his early life, parents
Image: Early days of Pat Kelly

Pat was born on 14th October 1967, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born to his American parents, Pat is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality. Moreover, there is no further information about his family background. 

Kelly completed his high school via Catasauqua High School. Soon after completing his high school, Pat was drafted in the ninth round of 1988 amateur draft by the New York Yankees

From 1991, 1997, Pat played seven seasons for the Yankees, in 1998 with St. Louis Cardinals, and the following year with Toronto Blue Jays. Additionally, on 5th June 1999, Pat played his final MLB game and retired on 22nd March 2000.

Pat during his game. Know about his career, profession
Image: Pat during his game

Till date, Kelly's Major League totals are 36 home runs, 249 batting average, and 495 hits in 681 matches. In 2001, Pat shifted to Australia and served as a trainer for American baseball teams. In 2009, Pat became assistant coach for the Australian national baseball team. Meanwhile he also served at Australian Baseball League as the general manager for the Adelaide Bite.

Is Pat Kelly Married or Single? 

Pat is a married man. Kelly exchanged his vows with Rebecca Pontifex. She is an Australian, who worked in public relations. Pat and his wife married in 1994, after dating for a long time. 

The couple also shares a son together, Jack Kelly (born on 8th October 2002), and a daughter Charlotte Kelly (born on 31st March 2000). His son Jack gained more fame after dating Maddie Ziegler, an American singer and dancer. Maddie is a daughter of Kurt Ziegler and mother Melissa Ziegler Gisoni. The couple dated from 2017 - 2018. However, the reason behind break-up is still secret.

Pat's wife and son. Know about his personal life, maried, wife, children
Image: Pat's wife and son

As of now Pat is living a happy married life with Rebecca Pontifex. 
Moreover, there are no rumors or controversies about husband and which leads to their divorce. 

How Much Is Pat Kelly Net Worth? 

Pat Kelly makes huge money from his career as a baseball coach. Additionally, he has also amassed a good wealth as a baseball player.According to various resources, a player's salary at New York Yankees ranges from $500,000-$24 million. So we can assume that, Kelly was paid in good numbers. 

Similarly, an average salary of a baseball coach is $140,000. 
Hence we can guess Kelly's salary. Considering his profession and earnings, Pat's net worth is estimated to be in million dollars. However, the number of his wealth is still under review.

Body Measurement (Height, Age, Weight)

Fifty-one year old baseball coach stands 5 feet 9 inches / 1.75 meter, which is a bit less than another baseball player Chipper Jones with a height of 190cm. Kelly weighs around 69kg / 152lbs.

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