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McKee was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to the Society for American Baseball Research, he was a catcher for nearby Villanova University. No professional playing record is listed for him in Baseball Reference. During World War II, he was a pilot and lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Air Forces.
McKee served on the coaching staff of Pittsburgh manager Billy Herman in 1947. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the United Press, McKee and fellow coach Zack Taylor were released on October 23, 1947, after Billy Meyer succeeded Herman as the Pirates' skipper; those accounts referred to McKee as the club's "bullpen catcher."
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- "Catcher Now Coach" (PDF). The Associated Press. May 1, 1947. Retrieved 2015-08-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Bucs Release Taylor, McKee". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 23, 1947. Retrieved 2015-08-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Rip Sewell Signs as Pirate Coach". San Jose Evening News. October 23, 1947. Retrieved 2015-08-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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