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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
648
156
214
35
12
8
83
74
45
40
.330
.399
.458
 
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
979
162
660
131
225
40
12
6
90
64
23
35
.342
.403
.467
4
CF
978
162
657
145
213
30
11
10
121
62
20
54
.324
.384
.449
5
CF
977
162
606
91
196
28
15
6
81
40
21
22
.323
.369
.446
6
RF
974
162
634
129
203
34
11
8
112
67
45
44
.320
.390
.447
7
RF
973
162
617
92
209
36
6
9
76
52
29
21
.338
.388
.459
8
CF
971
162
640
140
217
40
15
7
113
63
15
62
.339
.408
.480
9
LF
971
162
557
88
187
40
7
8
96
61
31
7
.336
.407
.473
10
RF
971
162
601
103
200
38
12
7
83
69
24
7
.333
.404
.473
11
CF
970
162
595
103
198
27
15
8
84
48
6
33
.333
.386
.468
12
RF
969
162
619
109
199
32
12
6
79
74
52
20
.322
.399
.441
13
RF
969
162
617
113
198
34
14
11
92
58
65
28
.321
.386
.474
14
LF
968
162
654
135
213
34
14
8
116
65
22
25
.326
.392
.458
15
CF
968
162
584
98
181
32
11
9
86
69
59
44
.311
.389
.450
16
2B
966
162
611
93
200
29
7
6
67
67
67
23
.328
.393
.429
17
3B
966
162
609
100
200
38
4
8
67
94
49
2
.328
.415
.443
18
CF
965
162
606
87
189
36
10
9
90
39
45
9
.311
.357
.450
19
CF
964
162
637
127
198
28
12
11
108
63
37
43
.311
.376
.448
20
LF
963
162
742
167
239
30
24
6
111
16
12
8
.322
.337
.449
21
CF
963
162
657
132
201
36
13
10
88
65
29
34
.307
.374
.444
22
LF
963
162
618
104
204
40
13
9
95
41
28
9
.330
.377
.479
23
RF
962
162
648
144
201
28
18
12
93
82
35
47
.311
.392
.463
24
CF
962
162
655
134
207
23
13
6
83
71
25
48
.316
.385
.417
25
CF
962
162
658
97
209
38
5
19
99
41
88
12
.318
.360
.477
26
CF
960
162
756
165
243
45
20
8
127
19
21
18
.321
.338
.465
27
LF
960
162
660
135
223
25
14
6
75
81
18
31
.338
.415
.446
28
RF
960
162
625
102
201
34
12
2
73
48
19
24
.322
.374
.427
29
RF
959
162
611
104
191
29
18
5
83
65
0
36
.313
.389
.445
30
LF
959
162
479
66
156
33
8
5
85
30
26
6
.326
.368
.459
31
CF
958
162
592
109
204
46
13
7
89
80
13
25
.345
.428
.500
32
1B
958
162
589
90
186
35
9
5
84
32
34
11
.316
.355
.432
33
RF
958
162
528
81
169
36
5
12
88
63
30
1
.321
.394
.475
34
CF
957
162
638
172
220
25
10
4
75
121
22
93
.344
.455
.432
35
LF
957
162
613
124
194
31
17
6
104
80
14
39
.317
.402
.451
36
RF
957
162
643
126
205
29
16
3
92
55
30
23
.320
.377
.429
37
3B
957
162
632
101
197
34
9
12
88
38
31
9
.311
.351
.449
38
RF
956
162
629
94
200
29
11
16
87
41
82
6
.317
.359
.475
39
DH
955
162
654
108
200
37
7
14
79
66
75
30
.306
.369
.448
40
1B
954
162
660
128
219
37
9
6
133
63
19
18
.333
.393
.445
41
RF
954
162
616
90
191
29
20
6
98
49
7
24
.309
.362
.452
42
RF
954
162
553
84
172
35
9
10
88
34
30
11
.311
.359
.461
43
RF
953
162
689
145
228
39
18
15
150
52
26
26
.331
.384
.505
44
CF
953
162
611
108
185
38
10
8
92
78
52
27
.302
.383
.440
45
LF
952
162
612
87
194
32
12
9
84
44
38
14
.317
.367
.450
46
RF
952
162
460
57
146
29
6
8
71
22
52
1
.318
.354
.460
47
CF
952
162
617
94
192
31
9
7
77
53
54
14
.311
.365
.427
48
LF
951
162
689
140
214
38
12
5
97
41
29
18
.311
.352
.423
49
RF
951
162
596
89
180
33
14
11
93
34
41
15
.302
.346
.458
50
CF
951
162
624
100
192
40
7
17
76
42
35
5
.308
.357
.477
51
LF
950
162
607
100
188
36
14
10
95
63
48
6
.310
.376
.467
52
LF
949
162
492
67
148
27
9
12
67
32
58
4
.300
.344
.462
53
RF
948
162
656
131
224
18
11
3
62
40
3
38
.341
.388
.415
54
CF
947
162
666
104
197
41
17
8
69
33
45
0
.295
.329
.442
55
3B
947
162
621
135
193
35
10
9
109
90
31
32
.310
.407
.443
56
LF
946
162
610
89
188
32
9
12
83
27
31
5
.307
.341
.446
57
CF
946
162
561
103
167
37
10
8
68
50
60
20
.298
.358
.443
58
RF
946
162
577
84
177
30
5
14
87
37
34
4
.307
.352
.449
59
RF
946
162
573
88
176
32
8
9
87
69
28
5
.306
.383
.437
60
CF
945
162
662
164
199
32
12
6
76
89
41
21
.301
.386
.411
61
RF
945
162
633
119
190
31
18
9
114
63
25
36
.300
.368
.446
62
LF
945
162
616
88
191
31
12
13
103
34
25
14
.310
.348
.464
63
CF
945
162
585
103
176
35
14
4
63
69
56
29
.301
.386
.427
64
LF
945
162
557
78
175
36
7
8
94
49
33
6
.315
.372
.449
65
CF
945
162
626
118
187
30
9
10
60
73
78
48
.299
.372
.423
66
3B
944
162
631
99
202
31
14
5
106
39
23
13
.320
.362
.435
67
3B
944
162
619
95
189
40
8
19
95
66
54
12
.305
.369
.487
68
CF
943
162
630
107
192
27
15
4
77
58
0
23
.305
.369
.416
69
RF
943
162
579
86
176
28
14
8
82
64
30
11
.304
.374
.440
70
RF
943
162
548
80
172
26
9
5
72
55
32
7
.314
.379
.424
71
CF
943
162
653
121
195
36
7
10
72
87
66
12
.298
.383
.419
72
LF
942
162
663
141
229
46
16
9
129
65
22
40
.346
.411
.505
73
SP
942
162
575
91
174
23
15
9
95
23
30
15
.303
.331
.442
74
RF
942
162
513
76
156
24
6
14
80
59
31
9
.303
.380
.455
75
CF
941
162
690
119
208
39
9
6
83
36
30
16
.302
.340
.409
76
CF
941
162
568
86
170
32
9
7
77
64
50
5
.299
.371
.425
77
CF
941
162
501
89
148
29
8
11
69
65
69
16
.295
.380
.450
78
RF
941
162
613
86
185
36
6
11
71
59
15
5
.302
.366
.432
79
RF
941
162
572
80
171
29
5
17
95
46
39
4
.300
.355
.458
80
LF
940
162
615
120
191
26
18
5
87
83
18
30
.310
.398
.434
81
RF
940
162
541
85
162
28
10
12
89
69
37
5
.300
.382
.453
82
LF
939
162
619
117
193
26
16
5
73
63
10
37
.312
.386
.429
83
CF
939
162
627
106
195
20
9
4
68
47
2
28
.311
.362
.393
84
LF
939
162
425
60
132
18
11
6
57
35
52
11
.311
.367
.452
85
LF
939
162
510
99
153
28
11
11
72
70
65
7
.301
.395
.460
86
CF
939
162
586
97
175
29
10
8
79
59
30
9
.299
.368
.421
87
RF
939
162
539
81
165
39
6
14
83
65
50
2
.306
.381
.479
88
CF
939
162
632
98
200
23
10
2
49
34
14
5
.316
.353
.393
89
CF
939
162
564
95
168
30
6
13
70
76
59
7
.297
.383
.441
90
CF
939
162
614
107
182
35
4
22
98
83
95
11
.297
.381
.477
91
LF
938
162
677
133
202
31
18
10
100
43
24
4
.298
.345
.444
92
CF
938
162
634
151
188
34
12
5
77
87
22
51
.296
.388
.407
93
1B
938
162
597
72
176
33
14
9
92
23
0
11
.295
.331
.440
94
3B
938
162
615
91
189
32
11
10
102
49
19
24
.307
.363
.442
95
RF
938
162
604
102
186
38
9
3
68
64
45
6
.308
.376
.414
96
LF
938
162
639
98
194
34
6
7
60
71
52
9
.303
.375
.409
97
CF
937
162
614
97
190
25
11
4
50
39
46
27
.310
.357
.408
98
LF
937
162
592
85
184
35
13
6
104
51
33
17
.310
.370
.442
99
RF
937
162
618
94
191
29
10
6
58
51
27
15
.309
.364
.420
100
LF
937
162
584
78
177
31
12
10
85
35
68
10
.302
.343
.448

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