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is an Irish musician who plays the tenor banjo, mandolin, and melodeon. He is most renowned as a banjo player. McKenna has played the banjo since an early age, beginning because he could not afford to buy the instrument of his choice, a mandolin. He has been a member of The Dubliners since 1962; prior to that, he spent a few months in The Chieftains. In addition to his work on traditional Irish music, he also plays jazz on occasion.
(December 19, 1924-August 12, 1997) was a hard-throwing pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1943 and from 1946 through 1950.