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Buddy Bell

David Gus Bell

Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: August 27, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
High School: Moeller HS (Cincinnati, OH)
School: Miami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)

Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 16th round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Moeller HS (Cincinnati, OH).

Major League Stats


Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1969 17 -2.3 Indians GULF Rk CLE 51 190 170 18 39 4 3 3 24 3 3 17 15 .229 .296 .341 .637 58 0 1 2
1970 18 -3.1 Sumter WCRS A CLE 121 491 442 81 117 19 3 12 75 9 3 44 43 .265 .331 .403 .734 178 1 2 2
1971 19 -6.3 Wichita AA AAA CLE 129 520 470 65 136 23 1 11 59 7 3 42 51 .289 .344 .413 .756 194 0 2 6
3 Seasons 301 1201 1082 164 292 46 7 26 158 19 9 103 109 .270 .331 .397 .729 430 1 5 10

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1969 17 Indians GULF Rk CLE 2B 51 234 119 108 7 26 .970 4.45
1970 18 Sumter WCRS A CLE SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1970 18 Sumter WCRS A CLE 3B 82 153 44 94 15 3 .902 1.68
1970 18 Sumter WCRS A CLE 2B 38 178 71 95 12 17 .933 4.37
1971 19 Wichita AA AAA CLE OF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1971 19 Wichita AA AAA CLE SS 6 30 12 18 0 4 1.000 5.00
1971 19 Wichita AA AAA CLE 3B 113 280 107 160 13 19 .954 2.36
1971 19 Wichita AA AAA CLE 2B 11 47 19 25 3 3 .936 4.00
3 Seasons 304 924 374 500 50 72 .946 2.88
2B (3 seasons) 2B 100 459 209 228 22 46 .952 4.37
SS (2 seasons) SS 7 31 13 18 0 4 1.000 4.43
3B (2 seasons) 3B 195 433 151 254 28 22 .935 2.08
OF (1 season) OF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1969 17 GCL Indians Gulf Coast League Rk CLE
1970 18 Sumter Indians Western Carolinas League A CLE
1971 19 Wichita Aeros American Association AAA CLE
1972 20 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1972-04-15 1972-10-03
1973 21 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1973-04-07 1973-09-29
1974 22 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1974-04-06 1974-10-02
1975 23 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-28
1976 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1976-04-10 1976-10-02
1977 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1977-04-07 1977-09-04
1978 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-01
1979 27 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1979-04-07 1979-09-30
1980 28 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-02
1982 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1982-04-10 1982-09-25
1983 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-01
1984 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-28
1985 33 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1985-04-08 1985-07-18
1985 33 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 2 1985-07-19 1985-10-02
1986 34 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 35 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 36 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1988-04-10 1988-06-16
1988 36 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 2 1988-06-19 1988-10-02
1989 37 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1989-04-04 1989-06-17

Sabr ID: 3c5a1306

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