Breaking in with the Senators at nineteen, Kelley spent a decade in the minors before
the A's brought him back in 1936. His 21 losses in 1937 led the AL. He won 265 games
in the minors.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»July 25, 1936: In the A's 15–12 win over the Indians, Philadelphia A's C Frankie Hayes equals a major-league record with four doubles, the last coming in the 9th with the bases loaded. Reliever Harry Kelley is the winner, despite he and Doyle giving up 18 hits. Veteran pitcher George Uhle, recently added to the Indians roster hits a homer, but is replaced by Lloyd Brown.
»July 27, 1936:
The A's knock out Vern Kennedy and then break an 8–8 tie with seven runs in the 9th to win, 15–8. Russ Evans in the loser to Harry Kelley. The A's collect 25 hits including five by Lou Finney.