From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Kelley, Brent P.

(born: 1941) 

A life-long resident of Paris, KY, Kelley is a veterinarian and a writer who has done a phenomenal number of interviews with players from the Negro leagues. Kelley is not an African American. He is author of They Too Wore Pinstripes, Voices from the Negro Leagues, The Negro Leagues Revisited, and other works. He has also written hundreds of articles and has a sizable collection of autographs from former Negro League players. For more see Cool Papas and Double Duties, by W. F. McNeil.

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