June 30, 2022

Joe Kelly (Baseball) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 13, 2022

Short Biography

Joe Kelly was born on 09-06-1988 in Anaheim in the state of California, United States. He is an American Baseball Player who plays as a pitcher. He is playing for the MLB's team Chicago White Sox. In previous, he has played for St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox & Los Angeles Dodgers.


Other Name: Joseph William Kelly Jr.

Joe Kelly Complete Bio & Career

Joseph William Kelly Jr. is popularly known as Joe Kelly. Joe Kelly was born on 9 June 1988. He is a professional baseball pitcher of major league baseball for Los Angeles. He received his primary education from corona high school situated in California. For his higher studies, he went to the campus named the university of California. He was an outfielder in high school and started as a pitcher in college. The big west conference was the name given to him in 2007.
 
Setting the record to 24 career saves, he was begun to be called an all American. The teams for which he played are Boston red sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Kelly is widely known for his comic range like dancing in the outfield. St. Louis Cardinals signed Kelly for $ 341, 000 on 15 June. In the beginning, cardinals made use of Kelly as a starting pitcher. In that season, Kelly participated in 26 games. Replacing Jaime Garcia, Kelly made his debut on 10 June. He played so well that the team was all praises for him and considered keeping him.
 
Kelly’s first series named, national league division series was against Washington nationals. Kelly lost his position after spring training in 2013. But he became widely known as the stopper. Kelly showcased his speed against Milwaukee Brewers on 22 September. In the 2013 national league division series, he made his start against the Pirates. His first world series was against the Boston red sox. A guarantee was made by Kelly to the Boston media to win the AL Cy Young award in January 2015. He became the first red sox pitcher to record six wins in one month. Kelly continued discharging his duties as a member of the red sox bullpen even in the 2017 season. When Austin charged Kelly, Kelly suffered ejection. Consequently, MLB suspended Kelly for six games and fined him. In 2018, a contract was signed with Los Angeles Dodgers for $ 27 Million.

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Joe Kelly Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Joe Kelly Sr.
Mother Andrea Valencia
Siblings Not Known
Wife Ashley Parks
Children Knox, Crue, Blake

He was born to a former NFL player father Joseph "Joe" Kelly Sr. and a mother Andrea Valencia. On 23-11-2013, he married Ashley Parks (now Ashley Kelly). The couple is blessed with a son named, Knox & twin childs named Crue and Blake.

Life's Important Dates Of Joe Kelly

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Anaheim, California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States
School Corona High School, Corona, California
College University of California, Riverside
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Salsa Dance
Marital Status Married
Debut St. Louis Cardinals on 10 June 2012
Best Friends Christopher Yost
Eric Pearson
Mark Millar
Salary $38.2 Lakhs (2018)
Net Worth $12 Million
Official Website https://www.josephkellyjr.com

Favourites

Favorite Color White, Black, Blue
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Politician Barack Obama
Favorite Place Coronado Beach, Laguna Beach
Favorite Dress Coat-Pant
Favorite Food Prawns
Favorite Accessories Sunglasses, Caps

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Joe Kelly

  • He disguised himself during an interview with rapper, Nelly.
  • He grew up as a Dodgers fan.
  • He loves the Salsa dance form.

Joe Kelly Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

34 years, 0month, 21 days old age Joe Kelly will turn 35 on 09 June, 2023. Only 11 months, 9 days, his next birthday.

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