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Cool Papa Bell



James Thomas Bell

Born James Thomas Nichols
Born: May 17, 1903 in Starkville, MS
Died: March 7, 1991 in St. Louis, MO
          (87 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 157
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974
• Buried: St. Peter's Cemetery (Normandy, MO)
• Relatives: Fred Bell (Brother)


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Glossary
# Players Pos HoF
Cool Papa Bell
CF
1000
162
647
157
214
35
12
8
83
74
43
40
.331
.401
.461
 
1
CF
985
162
638
138
211
27
16
8
115
70
17
80
.330
.401
.459
2
CF
985
162
640
132
208
34
17
6
70
75
31
11
.325
.397
.462
3
CF
982
162
660
131
225
40
12
6
90
64
23
35
.342
.403
.467
4
CF
975
162
657
145
213
30
11
10
121
62
20
54
.324
.384
.449
5
CF
975
162
640
140
217
40
15
7
113
63
15
62
.339
.408
.480
6
CF
974
162
595
103
198
27
15
8
84
48
6
33
.333
.386
.468
7
CF
974
162
606
91
196
28
15
6
81
40
21
22
.323
.369
.446
8
LF
974
162
557
88
187
40
7
8
96
61
31
7
.336
.407
.473
9
RF
974
162
601
103
200
38
12
7
83
69
24
7
.333
.404
.473
10
RF
974
162
617
92
209
36
6
9
76
52
29
21
.338
.388
.459
11
RF
971
162
634
129
203
34
11
8
112
67
45
44
.320
.390
.447
12
RF
968
162
617
113
198
34
14
11
92
58
65
28
.321
.386
.474
13
CF
966
162
584
98
181
32
11
9
86
69
59
44
.311
.389
.450
14
LF
965
162
654
135
213
34
14
8
116
65
22
25
.326
.392
.458
15
2B
964
162
611
93
200
29
7
6
67
67
67
23
.328
.393
.429
16
RF
963
162
648
144
201
28
18
12
93
82
35
47
.311
.392
.463
17
RF
963
162
619
109
199
32
12
6
79
74
52
20
.322
.399
.441
18
LF
963
162
618
104
204
40
13
9
95
41
28
9
.330
.377
.479
19
CF
962
162
592
109
204
46
13
7
89
80
13
25
.345
.428
.500
20
CF
962
162
658
97
209
38
5
19
99
41
88
12
.318
.360
.477
21
CF
961
162
657
132
201
36
13
10
88
65
29
34
.307
.374
.444
22
CF
961
162
637
127
198
28
12
11
108
63
37
43
.311
.376
.448
23
3B
961
162
609
100
200
38
4
8
67
94
49
2
.328
.415
.443
24
LF
960
162
742
167
239
30
24
6
111
16
12
8
.322
.337
.449
25
CF
960
162
756
165
243
45
20
8
127
19
21
18
.321
.338
.465
26
CF
960
162
606
87
189
36
10
9
90
39
45
9
.311
.357
.450
27
CF
959
162
655
134
207
23
13
6
83
71
25
48
.316
.385
.417
28
CF
959
162
638
172
220
25
10
4
75
121
22
93
.344
.455
.432
29
LF
958
162
660
135
223
25
14
6
75
81
18
31
.338
.415
.446
30
LF
957
162
479
66
156
33
8
5
85
30
26
6
.326
.368
.459
31
RF
956
162
689
145
228
39
18
15
150
52
26
26
.331
.384
.505
32
RF
956
162
611
104
191
29
18
5
83
65
0
36
.313
.389
.445
33
RF
956
162
625
102
201
34
12
2
73
48
19
24
.322
.374
.427
34
RF
956
162
528
81
169
36
5
12
88
63
30
1
.321
.394
.475
35
RF
956
162
629
94
200
29
11
16
87
41
82
6
.317
.359
.475
36
3B
955
162
632
101
197
34
9
12
88
38
31
9
.311
.351
.449
37
1B
954
162
660
128
219
37
9
6
133
63
19
18
.333
.393
.445
38
LF
954
162
613
124
194
31
17
6
104
80
14
39
.317
.402
.451
39
RF
954
162
643
126
205
29
16
3
92
55
30
23
.320
.377
.429
40
RF
954
162
553
84
172
35
9
10
88
34
30
11
.311
.359
.461
41
1B
954
162
589
90
186
35
9
5
84
32
34
11
.316
.355
.432
42
CF
952
162
624
100
192
40
7
17
76
42
35
5
.308
.357
.477
43
DH
952
162
654
108
200
37
7
14
79
66
75
30
.306
.369
.448
44
RF
951
162
616
90
191
29
20
6
98
49
7
24
.309
.362
.452
45
LF
950
162
607
100
188
36
14
10
95
63
48
6
.310
.376
.467
46
CF
950
162
611
108
185
38
10
8
92
78
52
27
.302
.383
.440
47
LF
949
162
492
67
148
27
9
12
67
32
58
4
.300
.344
.462
48
RF
949
162
460
57
146
29
6
8
71
22
52
1
.318
.354
.460
49
CF
949
162
617
94
192
31
9
7
77
53
54
14
.311
.365
.427
50
RF
948
162
656
131
224
18
11
3
62
40
3
38
.341
.388
.415
51
RF
948
162
596
89
180
33
14
11
93
34
41
15
.302
.346
.458
52
LF
947
162
689
140
214
38
12
5
97
41
29
18
.311
.352
.423
53
LF
947
162
612
87
194
32
12
9
84
44
38
14
.317
.367
.450
54
LF
946
162
663
141
229
46
16
9
129
65
22
40
.346
.411
.505
55
LF
946
162
616
88
191
31
12
13
103
34
25
14
.310
.348
.464
56
3B
944
162
621
135
193
35
10
9
109
90
31
32
.310
.407
.443
57
RF
943
162
633
119
190
31
18
9
114
63
25
36
.300
.368
.446
58
LF
943
162
557
78
175
36
7
8
94
49
33
6
.315
.372
.449
59
LF
943
162
610
89
188
32
9
12
83
27
31
5
.307
.341
.446
60
RF
943
162
577
84
177
30
5
14
87
37
34
4
.307
.352
.449
61
CF
942
162
666
104
197
41
17
8
69
33
45
0
.295
.329
.442
62
CF
942
162
585
103
176
35
14
4
63
69
56
29
.301
.386
.427
63
CF
942
162
561
103
167
37
10
8
68
50
60
20
.298
.358
.443
64
RF
942
162
573
88
176
32
8
9
87
69
28
5
.306
.383
.437
65
3B
942
162
619
95
189
40
8
19
95
66
54
12
.305
.369
.487
66
3B
941
162
631
99
202
31
14
5
106
39
23
13
.320
.362
.435
67
CF
941
162
626
118
187
30
9
10
60
73
78
48
.299
.372
.423
68
CF
940
162
662
164
199
32
12
6
76
89
41
21
.301
.386
.411
69
RF
940
162
579
86
176
28
14
8
82
64
30
11
.304
.374
.440
70
CF
939
162
630
107
192
27
15
4
77
58
0
23
.305
.369
.416
71
RF
939
162
513
76
156
24
6
14
80
59
31
9
.303
.380
.455
72
RF
939
162
548
80
172
26
9
5
72
55
32
7
.314
.379
.424
73
RF
939
162
539
81
165
39
6
14
83
65
50
2
.306
.381
.479
74
CF
939
162
653
121
195
36
7
10
72
87
66
12
.298
.383
.419
75
RF
939
162
572
80
171
29
5
17
95
46
39
4
.300
.355
.458
76
CF
938
162
690
119
208
39
9
6
83
36
30
16
.302
.340
.409
77
LF
938
162
615
120
191
26
18
5
87
83
18
30
.310
.398
.434
78
SP
938
162
575
91
174
23
15
9
95
23
30
15
.303
.331
.442
79
CF
938
162
501
89
148
29
8
11
69
65
69
16
.295
.380
.450
80
LF
937
162
510
99
153
28
11
11
72
70
65
7
.301
.395
.460
81
CF
937
162
632
98
200
23
10
2
49
34
14
5
.316
.353
.393
82
CF
937
162
568
86
170
32
9
7
77
64
50
5
.299
.371
.425
83
RF
937
162
541
85
162
28
10
12
89
69
37
5
.300
.382
.453
84
RF
937
162
613
86
185
36
6
11
71
59
15
5
.302
.366
.432
85
CF
937
162
613
102
187
33
7
24
75
42
110
24
.305
.360
.497
86
CF
937
162
576
95
165
38
7
16
62
48
95
28
.287
.343
.464
87
CF
936
162
634
151
188
34
12
5
77
87
22
51
.296
.388
.407
88
1B
936
162
597
72
176
33
14
9
92
23
0
11
.295
.331
.440
89
1B
936
162
652
101
222
34
13
8
93
37
26
30
.340
.379
.468
90
CF
936
162
586
97
175
29
10
8
79
59
30
9
.299
.368
.421
91
CF
936
162
614
107
182
35
4
22
98
83
95
11
.297
.381
.477
92
LF
935
162
677
133
202
31
18
10
100
43
24
4
.298
.345
.444
93
3B
935
162
592
147
174
27
19
13
109
129
50
47
.294
.435
.467
94
LF
935
162
619
117
193
26
16
5
73
63
10
37
.312
.386
.429
95
CF
935
162
627
106
195
20
9
4
68
47
2
28
.311
.362
.393
96
LF
935
162
557
76
180
30
5
18
95
30
48
5
.323
.361
.490
97
LF
935
162
425
60
132
18
11
6
57
35
52
11
.311
.367
.452
98
RF
935
162
604
102
186
38
9
3
68
64
45
6
.308
.376
.414
99
CF
935
162
564
95
168
30
6
13
70
76
59
7
.297
.383
.441
100
LF
935
162
581
100
173
30
7
16
90
72
52
18
.298
.389
.460

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James