A second baseman and shortstop, Grudzielanek played 15 years in the majors with the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians.
The 2006 Elkhart Memorial High School graduate was called up to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
R.B. “Speed” Kelly, who was a track star at Goshen High School, Purdue University and the University of Chicago, played for the 1909 Washington Senators. Kirkendall is his great-great grandson.