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'Homeless Minor Leaguer' Ty Kelly Retires and Jokingly Jabs Andrew Luck for Stealing His Thunder

It looks like Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck wasn't the only big name to walk away from their game last night.

Utility player Ty Kelly, who bounced around the MLB for parts of three seasons, announced that he would retire after his brief pro career, and managed to get in a parting shot at Luck for hogging all of the attention.

Kelly hit .203 with three home runs in 118 MLB games. While he did play here and there for the New York Mets for three seasons, he actually has more games under his belt as a Philadelphia Phillie, a team he played for in 2017.

Thus far in 2019, Kelly had been hitting .246 in 79 games with the Salt Lake Bees, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels.

Kelly wasted no time getting grouchy about the way these young whippersnappers play the game, claiming modern baseball was nothing like the glory days of, um...yesterday when he played.

While it may have been brief, Kelly had his fair share of moments as a pro, on and off Twitter. Congrats on a solid career, Ty!