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Encyclopedia > Larry Kelley
Larry Kelley
Date of birth May 30, 1915
Place of birth Flag of United States Conneaut, Ohio
Date of death June 27, 2000
Position(s) End
College Yale
NFL Draft 1937 / Round 9/ Pick 87
Awards 1936 Heisman Trophy
College Hall of Fame

Lawrence Morgan "Larry" Kelley (May 30, 1915June 27, 2000) was an American football player born in Conneaut, Ohio. He played end, for Yale University. While at Yale he was a member of Skull & Bones, and was the second winner of the Heisman Trophy in 1936. His jersey number was 19. May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Port Conneaut waterfront showing lighthouse Conneaut (pronounced KAW-nee-ut) is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... An End in American football is a player that lines up at the very end of the line of scrimmage. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Yale redirects here. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1937 NFL Draft // This draft was the second NFL Draft. ... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Port Conneaut waterfront showing lighthouse Conneaut (pronounced KAW-nee-ut) is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... An End in American football is a player that lines up at the very end of the line of scrimmage. ... Yale redirects here. ... This article is about a secret society. ... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Kelley was an All-American end and the captain of the Yale football team. Following his career at Yale, he played for the Boston Shamrocks of the American Football League in 1937. He is a member of the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame. Following his career in football, Kelley was a history teacher and alumni director at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey. [1] Kelley was married to Mary Ruth Kelley (Becker). All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The National Football Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1947. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... The Peddie School is an American private coeducational high school located on a 280‑acre (1. ... Hightstown highlighted in Mercer County. ... For the Bon Jovi album, see New Jersey (album) Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ...


Kelley sold his Heisman Trophy at an auction in December 1999 for $328,110 to benefit his nieces and nephews. His health was visibly failing at that time also, and [2] on June 27, 2000, Kelley died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Highstown. [3] He was 85.[1] 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...


Notes and References

  1. ^ Bamberger, Michael (11 December 2000). "The invisible man". Sports Illustrated, 93(24):64-74. ISSN 0038-822X.

External links

  • Sports Illustrated Article
  • Skull and Bones Tap Day
Preceded by
Jay Berwanger
Heisman Trophy Winner
1936
Succeeded by
Clint Frank

 
 

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