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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
263.2
4.52
18
13
.583
43
26
18
1
0
287
133
77
124
 
1 SP
985
281.0
4.59
15
16
.483
36
32
28
1
1
353
143
76
63
2 SP
984
270.2
4.39
16
16
.502
37
31
24
1
1
321
132
105
71
3 SP
983
174.2
4.53
13
10
.558
39
29
0
0
0
170
88
71
130
4 SP
983
239.0
4.36
15
12
.541
36
32
15
1
1
263
116
96
91
5 SP
982
267.2
4.59
15
16
.493
36
32
25
0
0
295
136
150
109
6 SP
981
174.2
4.60
12
9
.571
36
32
0
0
0
175
89
72
147
7 SP
980
216.0
4.51
14
12
.551
35
33
3
1
0
242
108
65
137
8 SP
980
194.1
4.57
12
11
.519
36
32
1
1
0
200
99
67
155
9 SP
980
290.1
4.53
17
15
.526
37
31
29
1
1
328
146
126
66
10 SP
980
286.1
4.71
17
15
.525
35
33
30
1
0
318
150
129
82
11 SP
979
219.0
4.18
17
10
.632
34
34
4
2
0
225
102
69
139
12 SP
979
220.1
4.41
12
13
.474
38
30
12
1
1
229
108
89
97
13 SP
979
198.0
4.42
12
12
.494
35
33
1
1
0
217
97
69
120
14 SP
979
225.0
4.50
15
14
.515
36
32
15
2
0
246
112
92
59
15 SP
979
156.2
4.47
11
8
.571
50
18
5
2
1
171
78
51
61
16 SP
978
203.1
4.37
13
13
.509
34
34
1
0
0
225
99
64
116
17 SP
978
185.1
4.44
13
11
.534
34
34
1
1
0
167
91
116
143
18 SP
977
193.0
4.27
13
9
.586
34
34
0
0
0
210
92
59
82
19 SP
977
181.2
4.27
12
9
.584
42
26
2
0
2
190
86
65
108
20 SP
977
186.1
4.50
11
13
.457
42
26
8
1
2
184
93
94
74
21 SP
977
224.2
4.42
15
12
.563
38
30
14
2
0
255
110
81
68
22 SP
977
186.2
4.52
13
10
.575
39
29
3
1
0
184
94
89
128
23 SP
976
202.2
4.47
10
13
.434
38
30
6
1
0
192
101
95
132
24 SP
976
274.0
4.43
16
15
.512
36
32
27
1
0
317
135
99
66
25 SP
976
276.0
4.50
15
12
.556
42
26
22
0
1
345
138
110
51
26 SP
976
197.0
4.44
11
12
.460
35
33
1
0
0
208
97
90
147
27 SP
975
191.0
4.21
14
10
.588
39
29
2
1
1
201
89
67
117
28 SP
975
229.1
4.38
15
11
.577
38
30
14
2
1
237
112
97
120
29 SP
975
182.1
4.50
11
10
.537
37
31
0
0
0
171
91
98
103
30 SP
975
204.2
4.31
13
12
.517
36
32
3
0
0
231
98
60
125
31 SP
975
275.2
4.53
14
15
.481
37
31
25
1
2
335
139
92
52
32 SP
975
272.1
4.27
17
14
.547
36
32
26
1
0
318
129
87
75
33 SP
975
179.1
4.53
10
10
.484
41
27
3
0
0
201
90
70
83
34 SP
975
186.1
4.59
10
12
.449
36
32
0
0
0
193
95
73
132
35 SP
975
189.1
4.64
15
13
.531
38
30
4
1
0
211
98
68
78
36 SP
975
179.0
4.53
9
12
.426
41
27
2
1
0
185
90
74
107
37 SP
975
189.0
4.63
11
11
.479
44
24
7
1
3
207
97
85
86
38 SP
975
192.0
4.46
10
12
.471
36
32
1
0
0
203
95
56
132
39 SP
974
198.1
4.38
11
13
.471
34
34
0
0
0
209
97
69
159
40 LF
974
268.2
4.62
16
11
.607
40
28
25
0
2
294
138
129
67
41 SP
974
281.2
4.79
17
17
.509
35
33
31
1
0
290
150
165
90
42 SP
974
195.0
4.67
12
10
.543
37
31
3
2
0
214
101
79
97
43 SP
974
230.0
4.76
15
11
.584
41
27
18
1
0
275
122
67
55
44 SP
974
200.0
4.47
11
16
.413
34
34
1
1
0
232
99
50
94
45 SP
974
221.0
4.54
12
14
.454
39
29
12
2
1
256
112
62
66
46 SP
974
207.1
4.48
10
13
.431
43
25
9
0
2
246
103
55
54
47 SP
974
207.0
4.46
10
11
.473
48
20
9
1
1
243
103
58
54
48 SP
974
236.2
4.19
14
13
.508
38
30
15
1
1
260
110
68
69
49 SP
974
207.0
4.38
11
14
.432
34
34
1
0
0
211
101
68
152
50 SP
974
190.0
4.48
13
14
.475
36
32
1
0
0
206
95
69
138
51 SP
974
163.0
4.63
12
9
.550
41
27
0
0
0
162
84
73
136
52 SP
973
202.1
4.71
12
11
.521
34
34
2
1
0
206
106
103
146
53 SP
973
208.0
4.44
10
13
.430
36
32
4
2
0
228
103
53
113
54 SP
973
144.1
4.43
8
6
.561
49
19
4
1
1
136
71
79
106
55 SP
973
267.2
4.18
15
12
.561
37
31
26
1
1
313
124
99
88
56 SP
973
167.2
4.52
9
10
.474
43
25
3
0
1
173
84
72
99
57 SP
973
213.1
4.59
13
12
.511
35
33
5
2
0
234
109
78
113
58 SP
973
194.1
4.65
11
11
.496
46
22
9
1
2
224
101
74
64
59 SP
973
168.1
4.59
10
11
.462
42
26
0
0
0
176
86
62
119
60 SP
973
202.1
4.52
12
13
.479
37
31
5
0
0
215
102
77
97
61 SP
973
228.2
4.66
14
13
.508
41
27
14
2
1
264
118
72
82
62 SP
973
189.2
4.24
12
9
.574
39
29
2
1
0
189
89
60
142
63 SP
973
190.2
4.71
12
10
.561
37
31
3
2
0
197
100
88
137
64 SP
973
205.1
4.56
12
13
.488
42
26
14
2
2
229
104
75
69
65 SP
973
263.0
4.29
14
18
.448
36
32
24
2
0
311
125
55
78
66 SP
972
195.2
4.51
13
10
.559
37
31
1
0
0
191
98
101
140
67 SP
972
218.1
4.44
12
12
.501
36
32
3
1
0
241
108
73
135
68 SP
972
178.1
4.55
12
12
.500
38
30
2
1
0
183
90
72
139
69 CF
972
291.0
4.05
17
13
.563
39
29
27
2
2
342
131
103
119
70 SP
972
207.2
4.25
14
11
.563
35
33
2
1
0
216
98
59
124
71 SP
972
195.0
4.55
12
12
.500
37
31
2
1
0
198
99
71
122
72 SP
972
229.1
4.43
13
14
.477
38
30
13
1
1
250
113
97
85
73 SP
972
214.1
4.52
12
15
.437
40
28
12
1
2
249
108
68
75
74 SP
972
188.2
4.48
13
10
.583
51
17
8
1
2
243
94
58
36
75 SP
972
194.1
4.49
11
11
.503
35
33
1
0
0
196
97
81
143
76 SP
972
213.0
4.36
14
10
.587
41
27
12
0
1
230
103
88
60
77 SP
971
187.1
4.53
8
12
.419
48
20
7
0
1
194
94
114
111
78 SP
971
193.2
4.61
13
10
.569
36
32
1
1
0
217
99
72
127
79 SP
971
212.0
4.59
9
10
.490
49
19
8
1
1
238
108
79
66
80 SP
971
217.0
4.41
13
13
.503
41
27
13
1
3
250
106
70
56
81 SP
971
131.0
4.51
8
7
.546
52
16
1
0
0
139
66
49
86
82 SP
971
185.2
4.45
13
11
.532
35
33
1
1
0
167
92
85
156
83 SP
971
180.2
4.79
11
7
.591
36
32
1
0
0
155
96
67
150
84 SP
971
192.0
4.26
13
12
.515
34
34
0
0
0
185
91
80
175
85 SP
971
202.2
4.47
12
12
.503
34
34
1
0
0
190
101
93
175
86 SP
971
200.2
4.37
10
13
.444
39
29
9
1
1
190
97
105
122
87 SP
971
220.1
4.25
11
14
.446
35
33
4
1
0
234
104
82
117
88 SP
971
189.2
4.44
12
9
.570
34
34
0
0
0
187
93
71
141
89 SP
970
184.1
4.45
11
7
.630
42
26
9
1
1
202
91
73
69
90 SP
970
192.2
4.61
12
12
.512
37
31
1
0
0
203
99
75
115
91 SP
970
200.0
4.55
12
12
.491
35
33
1
1
0
217
101
49
160
92 SP
970
222.0
4.66
14
13
.522
36
32
15
1
1
221
115
111
76
93 SP
970
194.2
4.54
11
11
.495
39
29
4
1
0
200
98
92
104
94 SP
970
207.2
4.54
11
13
.461
41
27
10
1
0
233
105
80
65
95 SP
970
217.2
4.51
10
12
.460
42
26
11
1
2
248
109
76
66
96 SP
970
211.0
4.56
11
14
.439
35
33
4
1
0
221
107
76
107
97 SP
970
220.0
4.48
12
14
.458
40
28
10
2
1
233
110
98
73
98 SP
970
179.2
4.39
10
12
.456
40
28
1
0
0
186
88
58
151
99 SP
970
255.0
4.06
17
10
.615
42
26
18
3
2
328
115
80
51
100 SP
970
207.2
4.58
12
13
.469
37
31
6
1
0
226
106
59
112

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