Thomas “Boze” Kellam - Player
Inducted in 1998
A Eastern Shore of Virginia player who was a catcher during his career and always gave 100% each and every game. Played for Cheriton High School in 1938 40. The war found him in the Army where he managed to play some service baseball while sharpening his skills behind the plate. Upon returning home after the war, "Boze" played in the Cape Charles League in 1946 47 and proved to be a outstanding catcher and very good with the wood. The years of 1948 50 found him in the MarVa League where he continued to impress all opponents with his hitting and catching duties. He was always batting around or above .300. Played in several All Star games. 1952 54 he was the catcher for Pocomoke in the Central Shore League. He hit for a .343 average in 1953 and .295 in 1954 when he also led the league in doubles. "Boze" retired from playing after the 1954 season and umpired high school games in Virginia for many years.