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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
Biographical
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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)


Wins Above Replacement

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Team Lg Pos
SLS
19
SP
44
114.0
2.5
0.4
-0.0
2.1
-0.0
SLS
NNL
20
SP
121
153.2
3.3
-0.1
0.1
3.3
-0.0
SLS
NNL
21
CF
272
40.2
0.8
0.4
0.0
0.5
-0.1
SLS
22
CF
447
2.7
2.9
0.0
0.0
-0.2
SLS
25
CF
401
2.9
2.6
0.4
0.0
-0.2
CAG
NvM
26
CF
23
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
SLS
28
CF
168
0.5
0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
MULT
29
CF
181
0.9
1.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
30
CF
313
-0.5
1.3
-1.6
0.0
-0.1
31
CF
317
1.2
2.4
-1.1
0.0
-0.1
MULT
32
CF
266
2.3
1.7
0.6
0.0
-0.1
MULT
MULT
33
CF
227
1.0
1.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
34
CF
53
0.3
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
MULT
MULT
39
CF
122
0.8
0.8
0.1
0.0
-0.6
MULT
40
LF
340
1.4
2.4
-0.8
0.0
-0.3
MULT
41
LF
280
1.4
1.5
0.1
0.0
-0.2
HG
42
LF
200
1.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
HG
NN2
43
LF
137
1.3
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
18
11
CF
3912
308.1
23.9
22.8
-3.0
6.0
-2.4
162 Game Average
615
48.1
3.8
3.6
-0.5
0.9
-0.4
 
Team Lg Pos
4
vs Major Leagues
58
1.0
0.5
0.5
0.0
-0.0
17
Negro Leagues
3854
308.1
22.9
22.3
-3.4
6.0
-2.4
 
Team Lg Pos
1
LF
4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.5
2
CF
135
0.7
0.8
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
1
CF
110
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
5
CF
21
-0.4
0.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
5
LF
992
6.1
7.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.9
1
CF
19
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
1
CF
38
1.2
0.8
0.4
0.0
-0.0
6
CF
1114
3.1
6.2
-2.8
0.0
-0.3
1
CF
14
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
6
CF
1453
308.1
12.7
7.1
0.2
6.0
-0.6
2
CF
12
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0

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

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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