Alex Kellner in a 1953 file photo. Arizona Daily Star file photo

Arizona Daily Star file photo

Lefty pitcher Alex Kellner won 101 major-league baseball game and played in the 1950 All-Star Game. His brother Walt also reached the major-leagues after dominating Southern Arizona baseball. Walt’s son, Frank, an all-state shortstop from Catalina, played in seven minor-league seasons, five of them for the Tucson Toros. Walt’s son Joey was a relief pitcher for Arizona’s 1980 NCAA championship team. 

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