|Born: August 26, 1924|
|Died: May 3, 1996 (aged 71)|
|April 29, 1948, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 23, 1959, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Earned run average||4.41|
|Career highlights and awards|
Alexander Raymond Kellner (August 26, 1924 - May 3, 1996) was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics/Kansas City Athletics (1948-1958), Cincinnati Reds (1958) and St. Louis Cardinals (1959). Kellner batted right-handed and threw left-handed. He was born in Tucson, Arizona. His younger brother, Walt, also was a major league pitcher.
Kellner died in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 71.
One of three sons (four children) of John Justus and Julietta (Garcia) Kellner, in Tucson, Arizona. His paternal great-grandfather, Johann Justus Kellner, a German immigrant, had arrived in central Texas in 1845. His younger brother, Walt, also was a major league pitcher. The two were teammates in 1952 and 1953.
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