Cool Papa Bell - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
Wikipedia BR Bullpen SABR Bio Project SABR Index
Photos & Videos
Google Photos / + Baseball Yahoo Photos / + Baseball MLB.com YouTube

Notes:


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


Similarity Scores


Glossary
# Players Pos HoF
Cool Papa Bell
CF
1000
268.2
4.50
18
13
.583
42
26
18
1
0
293
134
78
127
 
1 SP
984
270.2
4.39
16
16
.502
37
31
24
1
1
321
132
105
71
2 SP
983
239.0
4.36
15
12
.541
36
32
15
1
1
263
116
96
91
3 SP
983
281.0
4.59
15
16
.483
36
32
28
1
1
353
143
76
63
4 SP
981
174.2
4.53
13
10
.558
39
29
0
0
0
170
88
71
130
5 SP
980
286.1
4.71
17
15
.525
35
33
30
1
0
318
150
129
82
6 SP
980
267.2
4.59
15
16
.493
36
32
25
0
0
295
136
150
109
7 SP
980
198.0
4.42
12
12
.494
35
33
1
1
0
217
97
69
120
8 SP
979
290.1
4.53
17
15
.526
37
31
29
1
1
328
146
126
66
9 SP
979
156.2
4.47
11
8
.571
50
18
5
2
1
171
78
51
61
10 SP
979
219.0
4.18
17
10
.632
34
34
4
2
0
225
102
69
139
11 SP
979
203.1
4.37
13
13
.509
34
34
1
0
0
225
99
64
116
12 SP
979
194.1
4.57
12
11
.519
36
32
1
1
0
200
99
67
155
13 SP
979
225.0
4.50
15
14
.515
36
32
15
2
0
246
112
92
59
14 SP
979
185.1
4.44
13
11
.534
34
34
1
1
0
167
91
116
143
15 SP
978
174.2
4.60
12
9
.571
36
32
0
0
0
175
89
72
147
16 SP
978
193.0
4.27
13
9
.586
34
34
0
0
0
210
92
59
82
17 SP
978
220.1
4.41
12
13
.474
38
30
12
1
1
229
108
89
97
18 SP
978
186.1
4.50
11
13
.457
42
26
8
1
2
184
93
94
74
19 SP
978
224.2
4.42
15
12
.563
38
30
14
2
0
255
110
81
68
20 SP
977
216.0
4.51
14
12
.551
35
33
3
1
0
242
108
65
137
21 SP
977
229.1
4.38
15
11
.577
38
30
14
2
1
237
112
97
120
22 SP
977
181.2
4.27
12
9
.584
42
26
2
0
2
190
86
65
108
23 SP
977
276.0
4.50
15
12
.556
42
26
22
0
1
345
138
110
51
24 SP
976
197.0
4.44
11
12
.460
35
33
1
0
0
208
97
90
147
25 SP
976
192.0
4.46
10
12
.471
36
32
1
0
0
203
95
56
132
26 SP
976
191.0
4.21
14
10
.588
39
29
2
1
1
201
89
67
117
27 SP
976
182.1
4.50
11
10
.537
37
31
0
0
0
171
91
98
103
28 SP
976
274.0
4.43
16
15
.512
36
32
27
1
0
317
135
99
66
29 SP
976
275.2
4.53
14
15
.481
37
31
25
1
2
335
139
92
52
30 SP
975
186.2
4.52
13
10
.575
39
29
3
1
0
184
94
89
128
31 SP
975
198.1
4.38
11
13
.471
34
34
0
0
0
209
97
69
159
32 SP
975
202.2
4.47
10
13
.434
38
30
6
1
0
192
101
95
132
33 SP
975
267.2
4.18
15
12
.561
37
31
26
1
1
313
124
99
88
34 SP
975
207.1
4.48
10
13
.431
43
25
9
0
2
246
103
55
54
35 SP
975
204.2
4.31
13
12
.517
36
32
3
0
0
231
98
60
125
36 SP
975
272.1
4.27
17
14
.547
36
32
26
1
0
318
129
87
75
37 SP
974
190.0
4.48
13
14
.475
36
32
1
0
0
206
95
69
138
38 SP
974
213.0
4.36
14
10
.587
41
27
12
0
1
230
103
88
60
39 SP
974
208.0
4.44
10
13
.430
36
32
4
2
0
228
103
53
113
40 SP
974
144.1
4.43
8
6
.561
49
19
4
1
1
136
71
79
106
41 SP
974
200.0
4.47
11
16
.413
34
34
1
1
0
232
99
50
94
42 SP
974
207.0
4.38
11
14
.432
34
34
1
0
0
211
101
68
152
43 SP
973
189.2
4.24
12
9
.574
39
29
2
1
0
189
89
60
142
44 SP
973
263.0
4.29
14
18
.448
36
32
24
2
0
311
125
55
78
45 SP
973
207.0
4.46
10
11
.473
48
20
9
1
1
243
103
58
54
46 CF
973
291.0
4.05
17
13
.563
39
29
27
2
2
342
131
103
119
47 SP
973
236.2
4.19
14
13
.508
38
30
15
1
1
260
110
68
69
48 SP
972
179.1
4.53
10
10
.484
41
27
3
0
0
201
90
70
83
49 SP
972
186.1
4.59
10
12
.449
36
32
0
0
0
193
95
73
132
50 SP
972
179.0
4.53
9
12
.426
41
27
2
1
0
185
90
74
107
51 SP
972
189.0
4.63
11
11
.479
44
24
7
1
3
207
97
85
86
52 SP
972
189.2
4.44
12
9
.570
34
34
0
0
0
187
93
71
141
53 SP
972
281.2
4.79
17
17
.509
35
33
31
1
0
290
150
165
90
54 SP
972
195.0
4.67
12
10
.543
37
31
3
2
0
214
101
79
97
55 SP
972
220.0
4.48
12
14
.458
40
28
10
2
1
233
110
98
73
56 SP
972
185.2
4.45
13
11
.532
35
33
1
1
0
167
92
85
156
57 SP
971
207.2
4.25
14
11
.563
35
33
2
1
0
216
98
59
124
58 SP
971
255.0
4.06
17
10
.615
42
26
18
3
2
328
115
80
51
59 SP
971
229.1
4.43
13
14
.477
38
30
13
1
1
250
113
97
85
60 SP
971
163.0
4.63
12
9
.550
41
27
0
0
0
162
84
73
136
61 SP
971
192.0
4.26
13
12
.515
34
34
0
0
0
185
91
80
175
62 SP
971
190.2
4.71
12
10
.561
37
31
3
2
0
197
100
88
137
63 SP
971
188.2
4.48
13
10
.583
51
17
8
1
2
243
94
58
36
64 SP
971
194.1
4.49
11
11
.503
35
33
1
0
0
196
97
81
143
65 SP
971
195.2
4.51
13
10
.559
37
31
1
0
0
191
98
101
140
66 SP
971
218.1
4.44
12
12
.501
36
32
3
1
0
241
108
73
135
67 SP
971
202.1
4.71
12
11
.521
34
34
2
1
0
206
106
103
146
68 SP
971
217.0
4.41
13
13
.503
41
27
13
1
3
250
106
70
56
69 SP
971
274.1
4.12
21
10
.679
35
33
27
1
0
290
125
104
71
70 SP
971
162.1
4.30
12
10
.556
53
15
4
1
5
165
78
81
74
71 SP
971
213.1
4.59
13
12
.511
35
33
5
2
0
234
109
78
113
72 SP
970
195.0
4.55
12
12
.500
37
31
2
1
0
198
99
71
122
73 SP
970
168.1
4.59
10
11
.462
42
26
0
0
0
176
86
62
119
74 SP
970
202.1
4.52
12
13
.479
37
31
5
0
0
215
102
77
97
75 SP
970
189.1
4.64
15
13
.531
38
30
4
1
0
211
98
68
78
76 SP
970
202.2
4.47
12
12
.503
34
34
1
0
0
190
101
93
175
77 SP
970
201.1
4.41
12
11
.526
39
29
2
0
1
197
99
75
135
78 SP
970
200.2
4.37
10
13
.444
39
29
9
1
1
190
97
105
122
79 SP
970
220.1
4.25
11
14
.446
35
33
4
1
0
234
104
82
117
80 SP
970
205.1
4.56
12
13
.488
42
26
14
2
2
229
104
75
69
81 SP
970
187.1
4.53
8
12
.419
48
20
7
0
1
194
94
114
111
82 SP
970
193.2
4.61
13
10
.569
36
32
1
1
0
217
99
72
127
83 LF
970
268.2
4.62
16
11
.607
40
28
25
0
2
294
138
129
67
84 SP
970
184.1
4.45
11
7
.630
42
26
9
1
1
202
91
73
69
85 SP
970
230.0
4.76
15
11
.584
41
27
18
1
0
275
122
67
55
86 SP
970
207.0
4.37
13
12
.521
35
33
1
1
0
217
101
70
111
87 SP
970
221.0
4.54
12
14
.454
39
29
12
2
1
256
112
62
66
88 SP
970
178.1
4.55
12
12
.500
38
30
2
1
0
183
90
72
139
89 SP
970
167.2
4.52
9
10
.474
43
25
3
0
1
173
84
72
99
90 SP
969
180.2
4.79
11
7
.591
36
32
1
0
0
155
96
67
150
91 SP
969
208.1
4.42
12
13
.483
35
33
1
0
0
216
102
74
135
92 SP
969
217.0
4.32
14
12
.539
36
32
4
1
0
221
104
81
135
93 SP
969
179.2
4.39
10
12
.456
40
28
1
0
0
186
88
58
151
94 SP
969
179.2
4.46
13
11
.527
38
30
1
0
0
191
89
43
144
95 SP
969
214.1
4.52
12
15
.437
40
28
12
1
2
249
108
68
75
96 SP
969
228.2
4.66
14
13
.508
41
27
14
2
1
264
118
72
82
97 SP
969
182.1
4.31
11
9
.566
41
27
2
0
0
187
87
60
88
98 SP
969
280.2
4.23
16
16
.506
36
32
28
1
1
333
132
78
71
99 SP
969
185.1
4.45
13
10
.566
37
31
0
0
0
169
92
91
169
100 SP
969
131.0
4.51
8
7
.546
52
16
1
0
0
139
66
49
86

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com. For any other questions/comments/suggestions, please contact the web developer at BaseballGauge@gmail.com.

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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