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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: 5'9"
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
625
144
200
30
10
6
78
70
54
36
.320
.390
.427
 
1
RF
995
162
643
126
205
29
16
3
92
55
30
23
.320
.377
.429
2
RF
990
162
625
102
201
34
12
2
73
48
19
24
.322
.374
.427
3
RF
988
162
619
109
199
32
12
6
79
74
52
20
.322
.399
.441
4
RF
984
162
548
80
172
26
9
5
72
55
32
7
.314
.379
.424
5
RF
982
162
634
129
203
34
11
8
112
67
45
44
.320
.390
.447
6
CF
981
162
617
94
192
31
9
7
77
53
54
14
.311
.365
.427
7
RF
979
162
611
104
191
29
18
5
83
65
0
36
.313
.389
.445
8
RF
979
162
564
73
176
28
9
6
87
54
24
5
.311
.376
.423
9
RF
978
162
618
94
191
29
10
6
58
51
27
15
.309
.364
.420
10
CF
977
162
655
134
207
23
13
6
83
71
25
48
.316
.385
.417
11
CF
977
162
657
145
213
30
11
10
121
62
20
54
.324
.384
.449
12
LF
977
162
619
117
193
26
16
5
73
63
10
37
.312
.386
.429
13
CF
976
162
578
92
180
30
10
3
55
69
36
8
.312
.386
.414
14
LF
975
162
615
120
191
26
18
5
87
83
18
30
.310
.398
.434
15
RF
975
162
573
88
176
32
8
9
87
69
28
5
.306
.383
.437
16
LF
974
162
613
124
194
31
17
6
104
80
14
39
.317
.402
.451
17
3B
973
162
660
124
209
20
10
3
79
49
20
43
.317
.368
.389
18
RF
972
162
604
102
186
38
9
3
68
64
45
6
.308
.376
.414
19
LF
971
162
742
167
239
30
24
6
111
16
12
8
.322
.337
.449
20
CF
971
162
606
91
196
28
15
6
81
40
21
22
.323
.369
.446
21
RF
970
162
632
110
190
34
12
5
104
43
19
51
.301
.352
.420
22
CF
970
162
630
107
192
27
15
4
77
58
0
23
.305
.369
.416
23
LF
970
162
601
89
186
34
7
6
72
25
23
7
.310
.339
.417
24
RF
970
162
579
86
176
28
14
8
82
64
30
11
.304
.374
.440
25
RF
970
162
495
64
153
28
8
5
69
48
55
6
.309
.374
.428
26
RF
970
162
608
87
189
22
6
7
48
40
66
31
.312
.355
.403
27
LF
969
162
615
84
190
35
10
5
84
46
40
21
.309
.362
.422
28
RF
969
162
648
144
201
28
18
12
93
82
35
47
.311
.392
.463
29
CF
969
162
637
127
198
28
12
11
108
63
37
43
.311
.376
.448
30
CF
969
162
614
97
190
25
11
4
50
39
46
27
.310
.357
.408
31
LF
969
162
611
90
190
31
7
6
80
46
21
6
.311
.362
.417
32
CF
968
162
657
132
201
36
13
10
88
65
29
34
.307
.374
.444
33
RF
968
162
616
90
191
29
20
6
98
49
7
24
.309
.362
.452
34
RF
968
162
617
113
198
34
14
11
92
58
65
28
.321
.386
.474
35
1B
968
162
589
90
186
35
9
5
84
32
34
11
.316
.355
.432
36
CF
968
162
640
132
208
34
17
6
70
75
31
11
.325
.397
.462
37
LF
967
162
573
80
179
24
9
6
58
50
17
6
.312
.368
.416
38
DH
967
162
654
108
200
37
7
14
79
66
75
30
.306
.369
.448
39
LF
966
162
612
87
194
32
12
9
84
44
38
14
.317
.367
.450
40
RF
966
162
625
99
186
35
8
7
77
43
52
18
.298
.347
.415
41
2B
966
162
611
93
200
29
7
6
67
67
67
23
.328
.393
.429
42
LF
965
162
689
140
214
38
12
5
97
41
29
18
.311
.352
.423
43
LF
965
162
610
89
188
32
9
12
83
27
31
5
.307
.341
.446
44
CF
965
162
500
71
153
30
9
2
55
41
50
11
.306
.360
.416
45
RF
965
162
613
86
185
36
6
11
71
59
15
5
.302
.366
.432
46
RF
964
162
656
131
224
18
11
3
62
40
3
38
.341
.388
.415
47
SP
964
162
575
91
174
23
15
9
95
23
30
15
.303
.331
.442
48
CF
964
162
584
98
181
32
11
9
86
69
59
44
.311
.389
.450
49
LF
964
162
592
85
184
35
13
6
104
51
33
17
.310
.370
.442
50
RF
964
162
592
90
176
24
12
7
76
55
20
19
.297
.359
.415
51
CF
964
162
606
87
189
36
10
9
90
39
45
9
.311
.357
.450
52
LF
964
162
601
80
184
31
11
5
83
41
37
12
.307
.355
.420
53
LF
964
162
436
74
134
29
6
3
63
69
39
8
.308
.404
.423
54
RF
964
162
608
88
187
23
12
3
57
40
34
15
.308
.352
.400
55
RF
964
162
577
84
177
30
5
14
87
37
34
4
.307
.352
.449
56
CF
964
162
611
108
185
38
10
8
92
78
52
27
.302
.383
.440
57
RF
964
162
629
94
200
29
11
16
87
41
82
6
.317
.359
.475
58
LF
963
162
654
135
213
34
14
8
116
65
22
25
.326
.392
.458
59
CF
963
162
585
103
176
35
14
4
63
69
56
29
.301
.386
.427
60
LF
963
162
557
78
175
36
7
8
94
49
33
6
.315
.372
.449
61
RF
963
162
553
84
172
35
9
10
88
34
30
11
.311
.359
.461
62
LF
963
162
627
94
193
38
11
7
100
59
31
3
.307
.369
.438
63
LF
963
162
628
88
192
26
8
9
50
30
55
21
.306
.339
.416
64
CF
962
162
662
164
199
32
12
6
76
89
41
21
.301
.386
.411
65
CF
962
162
638
172
220
25
10
4
75
121
22
93
.344
.455
.432
66
RF
962
162
599
78
176
35
9
8
90
48
0
11
.294
.353
.424
67
CF
962
162
586
97
175
29
10
8
79
59
30
9
.299
.368
.421
68
RF
962
162
583
83
174
25
8
10
65
38
69
28
.299
.345
.420
69
CF
962
162
626
118
187
30
9
10
60
73
78
48
.299
.372
.423
70
RF
961
162
644
136
193
27
14
3
51
73
2
27
.299
.379
.400
71
RF
961
162
460
57
146
29
6
8
71
22
52
1
.318
.354
.460
72
CF
961
162
632
98
200
23
10
2
49
34
14
5
.316
.353
.393
73
CF
961
162
568
86
170
32
9
7
77
64
50
5
.299
.371
.425
74
LF
961
162
615
87
181
36
7
11
91
30
54
20
.294
.331
.430
75
SP
960
162
537
94
160
23
12
9
96
36
37
8
.297
.344
.439
76
CF
960
162
595
103
198
27
15
8
84
48
6
33
.333
.386
.468
77
RF
960
162
528
81
169
36
5
12
88
63
30
1
.321
.394
.475
78
LF
960
162
479
66
156
33
8
5
85
30
26
6
.326
.368
.459
79
LF
960
162
611
101
181
39
12
8
78
69
53
19
.296
.369
.438
80
RF
960
162
581
81
174
27
5
10
83
50
38
5
.300
.357
.415
81
CF
959
162
690
119
208
39
9
6
83
36
30
16
.302
.340
.409
82
LF
959
162
660
135
223
25
14
6
75
81
18
31
.338
.415
.446
83
RF
959
162
574
80
170
35
7
10
92
57
50
2
.297
.362
.432
84
RF
959
162
617
92
209
36
6
9
76
52
29
21
.338
.388
.459
85
SP
958
162
546
87
170
16
9
1
81
63
3
24
.312
.390
.382
86
RF
958
162
579
80
175
32
7
3
70
32
17
8
.302
.346
.398
87
LF
958
162
639
98
194
34
6
7
60
71
52
9
.303
.375
.409
88
LF
957
162
677
133
202
31
18
10
100
43
24
4
.298
.345
.444
89
RF
957
162
648
120
196
22
15
2
116
53
34
46
.302
.368
.392
90
CF
957
162
627
106
195
20
9
4
68
47
2
28
.311
.362
.393
91
LF
957
162
532
80
157
24
12
5
87
53
30
7
.295
.360
.416
92
CF
957
162
595
70
180
35
7
3
83
26
22
6
.303
.334
.400
93
RF
957
162
601
103
200
38
12
7
83
69
24
7
.333
.404
.473
94
RF
957
162
592
102
179
27
9
2
53
66
42
22
.303
.376
.390
95
RF
957
162
558
87
166
28
6
12
66
56
69
15
.296
.359
.431
96
SP
956
162
772
164
242
35
8
1
129
11
10
4
.313
.323
.382
97
CF
956
162
697
126
213
28
11
5
106
26
75
61
.305
.341
.396
98
LF
956
162
578
86
168
33
13
6
91
57
28
34
.292
.364
.427
99
LF
956
162
607
100
188
36
14
10
95
63
48
6
.310
.376
.467
100
RF
956
162
592
91
172
35
9
7
55
66
37
14
.291
.364
.416

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