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George Bell

George Antonio (Mathey) Bell (Liberty)

Position: Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 21, 1959 in San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1978. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 9, 1981 (Age 21.170)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1981 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/WhiteSox/Cubs 1981-1993
Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*]
Final Game: October 2, 1993 (Age 33.346)
Relatives: Brother of Juan Bell
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Fine Details  · Last updated Oct 23, 2014 3:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #579. Red Rolfe… #580. Kid Elberfeld… #581. Nick Markakis… #582. GEORGE BELL… #583. Johnny Logan… #584. Charlie Jamieson… #585. Jeff Cirillo… 

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1981 21 TOR AL 60 168 163 19 38 2 1 5 12 3 2 5 27 .233 .256 .350 .606 69 57 1 0 0 0 1 79/D RoY-8
1983 23 TOR AL 39 118 112 5 30 5 4 2 17 1 1 4 17 .268 .305 .438 .743 97 49 4 2 0 0 1 7/9D
1984 24 TOR AL 159 643 606 85 177 39 4 26 87 11 2 24 86 .292 .326 .498 .824 121 302 14 8 0 3 2 *97/D5 MVP-19
1985 25 TOR AL 157 667 607 87 167 28 6 28 95 21 6 43 90 .275 .327 .479 .807 115 291 8 8 0 8 6 *7/5 MVP-8,SS
1986 26 TOR AL 159 690 641 101 198 38 6 31 108 7 8 41 62 .309 .349 .532 .881 133 341 15 2 0 6 3 *7D/5 MVP-4,SS
1987 ★ 27 TOR AL 156 667 610 111 188 32 4 47 134 5 1 39 75 .308 .352 .605 .957 146 369 17 7 0 9 9 *7/D45 AS,MVP-1,SS
1988 28 TOR AL 156 658 614 78 165 27 5 24 97 4 2 34 66 .269 .304 .446 .751 108 274 21 1 0 8 5 *7/D
1989 29 TOR AL 153 664 613 88 182 41 2 18 104 4 3 33 60 .297 .330 .458 .788 126 281 18 4 0 14 3 *7D MVP-4
1990 ★ 30 TOR AL 142 608 562 67 149 25 0 21 86 3 2 32 80 .265 .303 .422 .724 96 237 14 3 0 11 7 7D AS
1991 ★ 31 CHC NL 149 603 558 63 159 27 0 25 86 2 6 32 62 .285 .323 .468 .791 117 261 10 4 0 9 6 *7 AS
1992 32 CHW AL 155 670 627 74 160 27 0 25 112 5 2 31 97 .255 .294 .418 .712 99 262 29 6 0 6 8 *D7 MVP-20
1993 33 CHW AL 102 436 410 36 89 17 2 13 64 1 1 13 49 .217 .243 .363 .607 63 149 14 4 0 9 2 D
12 Yrs 1587 6592 6123 814 1702 308 34 265 1002 67 36 331 771 .278 .316 .469 .785 113 2873 165 49 0 83 53
162 Game Avg. 162 673 625 83 174 31 3 27 102 7 4 34 79 .278 .316 .469 .785 113 293 17 5 0 8 5
TOR (9 yrs) 1181 4883 4528 641 1294 237 32 202 740 59 27 255 563 .286 .325 .486 .811 119 2201 112 35 0 59 37
CHW (2 yrs) 257 1106 1037 110 249 44 2 38 176 6 3 44 146 .240 .274 .396 .670 84 411 43 10 0 15 10
CHC (1 yr) 149 603 558 63 159 27 0 25 86 2 6 32 62 .285 .323 .468 .791 117 261 10 4 0 9 6
AL (11 yrs) 1438 5989 5565 751 1543 281 34 240 916 65 30 299 709 .277 .315 .469 .785 113 2612 155 45 0 74 47
NL (1 yr) 149 603 558 63 159 27 0 25 86 2 6 32 62 .285 .323 .468 .791 117 261 10 4 0 9 6

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1981 21 TOR AL 60 168 -6 1 1 4 -3 -3 -0.4 6 3 0.2 .494 .498 -0.2 0.1 -1 79/D RoY-8
1983 23 TOR AL 39 118 -1 -0 -0 2 -2 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .495 .499 0.0 0.0 0 7/9D
1984 24 TOR AL 159 643 17 1 -0 -1 -7 10 1.1 22 32 3.1 .506 .506 3.3 -0.8 33 *97/D5 MVP-19
1985 25 TOR AL 157 667 14 4 2 4 -6 18 2.0 23 41 4.1 .512 .511 3.6 -0.1 36 $335,000 *7/5 MVP-8,SS
1986 26 TOR AL 159 690 30 1 -1 -8 -7 15 1.6 23 38 3.7 .509 .509 4.6 -1.5 46 $725,000 *7D/5 MVP-4,SS
1987 ★ 27 TOR AL 156 667 33 3 -2 1 -7 28 2.8 23 51 5.0 .517 .517 4.9 -0.5 50 $1,175,000 *7/D45 AS,MVP-1,SS
1988 28 TOR AL 156 658 4 2 -2 -11 -7 -14 -1.3 22 8 0.8 .491 .491 1.9 -1.8 20 $1,900,000 *7/D
1989 29 TOR AL 153 664 16 1 -1 -2 -7 6 0.8 23 29 3.0 .504 .504 3.2 -0.9 31 $1,900,000 *7D MVP-4
1990 ★ 30 TOR AL 142 608 -5 0 -1 3 -8 -10 -1.0 22 12 1.0 .493 .493 0.8 -0.5 9 $2,000,000 7D AS
1991 ★ 31 CHC NL 149 603 10 -3 -1 -4 -5 -4 -0.5 19 16 1.4 .497 .497 1.8 -1.1 20 $2,150,000 *7 AS
1992 32 CHW AL 155 670 -5 -0 -5 -0 -14 -25 -2.6 25 0 -0.2 .483 .483 -0.2 -1.5 0 $3,650,000 *D7 MVP-20
1993 33 CHW AL 102 436 -26 -1 -2 0 -10 -39 -4.0 16 -23 -2.5 .461 .475 -2.4 -1.0 -23 $3,650,000 D
12 Seasons 1587 6592 79 9 -14 -14 -81 -20 -1.7 228 208 19.9 .498 .500 21.5 -9.8 222 $17,485,000
TOR (9 yrs) 1181 4883 100 14 -5 -9 -52 47 5.4 168 215 21.1 .504 .504 22.2 -6.1 224 $8,035,000
CHW (2 yrs) 257 1106 -31 -2 -7 -0 -24 -64 -6.6 41 -23 -2.7 .474 .480 -2.5 -2.5 -22 $7,300,000
CHC (1 yr) 149 603 10 -3 -1 -4 -5 -4 -0.5 19 16 1.4 .497 .497 1.8 -1.1 20 $2,150,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1985 25 TOR AL ALCS KCR L 7 30 28 4 9 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 .321 .333 .429 .762 12 0 1 0 1 0
1989 29 TOR AL ALCS OAK L 5 21 20 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 .200 .190 .350 .540 7 1 0 0 1 0
2 Yrs (2 Series) 12 51 48 6 13 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 7 .271 .275 .396 .670 19 1 1 0 2 0
2 ALCS 12 51 48 6 13 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 7 .271 .275 .396 .670 19 1 1 0 2 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1981 TOR AL 21 OF 44 37 30 327.0 98 92 3 3 2 .969 4 14 2.61 2.16 .983 2.48 2.47 RoY-8
1981 TOR AL 21 LF 28 23 19 200.0 65 62 1 2 1 .969 3 18 2.84 2.25 .979 2.38 2.38 RoY-8
1981 TOR AL 21 RF 18 14 11 127.0 34 31 3 0 1 1.000 1 7 2.41 1.89 .980 2.16 2.15 RoY-8
1981 TOR AL 21 DH 9 5 RoY-8
1983 TOR AL 23 OF 34 32 14 245.0 65 61 1 3 0 .954 2 8 2.28 1.82 .981 2.50 2.48
1983 TOR AL 23 LF 28 26 11 203.0 55 51 1 3 0 .945 1 7 2.31 1.86 .977 2.32 2.30
1983 TOR AL 23 RF 6 6 3 42.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 1 17 2.14 1.67 .978 2.25 2.23
1983 TOR AL 23 DH 2 2
1984 TOR AL 24 OF 147 144 122 1274.0 309 289 11 9 1 .971 -1 -1 2.12 2.04 .983 2.51 2.49 MVP-19
1984 TOR AL 24 RF 90 81 72 717.2 177 168 4 5 1 .972 -1 -2 2.16 1.91 .979 2.23 2.21 MVP-19
1984 TOR AL 24 LF 66 63 50 556.1 134 124 6 4 0 .970 -0 -0 2.10 1.97 .982 2.27 2.26 MVP-19
1984 TOR AL 24 DH 7 6 MVP-19
1984 TOR AL 24 3B 3 0 0 6.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0 40 3.00 0.67 .950 2.70 2.73 MVP-19
1985 TOR AL 25 LF 157 157 140 1375.0 342 318 13 11 3 .968 4 4 2.17 2.11 .977 2.25 2.23 MVP-8,SS
1985 TOR AL 25 OF 157 157 140 1375.0 344 320 13 11 3 .968 4 4 2.18 2.12 .982 2.44 2.42 MVP-8,SS
1985 TOR AL 25 3B 2 0 0 3.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 120 3.00 0.50 .950 3.00 2.80 MVP-8,SS
1986 TOR AL 26 LF 147 147 133 1297.1 295 268 17 10 1 .966 -8 -8 1.98 1.94 .977 2.24 2.22 MVP-4,SS
1986 TOR AL 26 OF 147 147 133 1297.1 296 269 17 10 1 .966 -8 -8 1.98 1.95 .980 2.39 2.37 MVP-4,SS
1986 TOR AL 26 DH 11 11 MVP-4,SS
1986 TOR AL 26 3B 2 0 0 5.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.80 0.50 .950 2.70 2.70 MVP-4,SS
1987 TOR AL 27 LF 148 146 123 1267.0 275 249 15 11 2 .960 1 1 1.88 1.78 .974 2.11 2.08 AS,MVP-1,SS
1987 TOR AL 27 OF 148 146 123 1267.0 273 248 14 11 1 .960 1 1 1.86 1.77 .980 2.31 2.29 AS,MVP-1,SS
1987 TOR AL 27 DH 7 7 AS,MVP-1,SS
1987 TOR AL 27 2B 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 180 4.50 1.00 .980 4.95 5.10 AS,MVP-1,SS
1987 TOR AL 27 3B 1 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -90 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.70 AS,MVP-1,SS
1988 TOR AL 28 LF 149 147 119 1271.0 274 251 8 15 1 .945 -11 -11 1.83 1.74 .977 2.26 2.24
1988 TOR AL 28 OF 149 147 119 1271.0 276 253 8 15 1 .946 -11 -11 1.85 1.75 .979 2.47 2.45
1988 TOR AL 28 DH 7 7
1989 TOR AL 29 LF 134 134 117 1188.2 271 257 4 10 1 .963 -2 -2 1.98 1.95 .977 2.16 2.14 MVP-4
1989 TOR AL 29 OF 134 134 117 1188.2 272 258 4 10 1 .963 -2 -2 1.98 1.96 .980 2.42 2.39 MVP-4
1989 TOR AL 29 DH 19 19 MVP-4
1990 TOR AL 30 LF 106 106 95 922.0 232 224 3 5 1 .978 3 4 2.22 2.14 .978 2.19 2.16 AS
1990 TOR AL 30 OF 106 106 95 922.0 235 226 4 5 1 .979 3 4 2.25 2.17 .981 2.39 2.36 AS
1990 TOR AL 30 DH 36 36 AS
1991 CHC NL 31 LF 146 145 81 1191.1 265 249 6 10 0 .962 -4 -5 1.93 1.75 .983 2.18 2.17 AS
1991 CHC NL 31 OF 146 145 81 1191.1 265 249 6 10 0 .962 -4 -5 1.93 1.75 .983 2.28 2.27 AS
1992 CHW AL 32 DH 140 140 MVP-20
1992 CHW AL 32 LF 15 15 11 124.0 28 27 0 1 0 .964 -0 -4 1.96 1.80 .981 2.29 2.28 MVP-20
1992 CHW AL 32 OF 15 15 11 124.0 28 27 0 1 0 .964 -0 -4 1.96 1.80 .983 2.47 2.46 MVP-20
1993 CHW AL 33 DH 102 102
11 Seasons OF 1227 1210 985 10482.1 2461 2292 81 88 11 .964 -14 -2 2.04 1.93 .981 2.41 2.39
11 Seasons LF 1124 1109 899 9595.2 2236 2080 74 82 10 .963 -15 -2 2.02 1.92 .978 2.21 2.19
10 Seasons DH 340 335
3 Seasons RF 114 101 86 886.2 221 209 7 5 2 .977 0 1 2.19 1.89 .979 2.22 2.20
4 Seasons 3B 8 0 0 18.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0 13 2.00 0.50 .950 2.75 2.74
1 Season 2B 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 180 4.50 1.00 .980 4.95 5.10
12 Seasons TOT 1236 1210 985 10502.1 2466 2294 84 88 11 .964 -14 -2 2.04 1.92 .981 2.41 2.39
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1999 BBWAA ( 1.2%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1984 AL (19, 1%)
1985 AL (8, 21%)
1986 AL (4, 32%)
1987 AL (1, 85%)
1989 AL (4, 52%)
1992 AL (20, 1%)
1 MVP
1.92 Career Shares (101st)

Silver Sluggers
1985 AL (OF)
1986 AL (OF)
1987 AL (OF)
All multiple winners

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1989 August AL Player of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1986 Sep 7th AL Player of the Week
1987 Jun 14th AL Player of the Week
1987 Aug 2nd AL Player of the Week
1988 Apr 10th AL Player of the Week
1988 Sep 4th AL Player of the Week
1989 Aug 20th AL Player of the Week
1990 Jun 10th AL Player of the Week
1990 Jun 24th AL Player of the Week
1992 Jul 5th AL Player of the Week
1992 Aug 9th AL Player of the Week
1993 May 23rd AL Player of the Week

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1987 AL  5.0 (10th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1987 AL  4.9 (10th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1986 AL  .309 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1986 AL  .532 (4th)
1987 AL  .605 (2nd)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1986 AL  .881 (6th)
1987 AL  .957 (5th)

Games Played s c a p y
1984 AL  159 (7th)
1986 AL  159 (9th)

At Bats s c a p y
1986 AL  641 (5th)
1987 AL  610 (9th)
1988 AL  614 (6th)
1992 AL  627 (8th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1986 AL  690 (10th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1986 AL  101 (9th)
1987 AL  111 (2nd)
1989 AL  88 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
1986 AL  198 (7th)
1987 AL  188 (6th)
1989 AL  182 (10th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1984 AL  302 (8th)
1986 AL  341 (3rd)
1987 AL  369 (1st)
1989 AL  281 (8th)

Doubles s c a p y
1984 AL  39 (3rd)
1986 AL  38 (6th)
1989 AL  41 (4th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1986 AL  31 (6th)
1987 AL  47 (2nd)
Career  265 (184th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1986 AL  108 (5th)
1987 AL  134 (1st)
1988 AL  97 (10th)
1989 AL  104 (6th)
1992 AL  112 (4th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1986 AL  133 (8th)
1987 AL  146 (7th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1986 AL  113 (7th)
1987 AL  125 (5th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1986 AL  28 (8th)
1987 AL  38 (7th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1986 AL  2.7 (8th)
1987 AL  3.6 (7th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1984 AL  69 (4th)
1986 AL  75 (3rd)
1987 AL  83 (1st)
1989 AL  61 (6th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1987 AL  .676 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1984 AL  8 (4th)
1985 AL  8 (6th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1987 AL  9 (5th)
1988 AL  8 (4th)
1989 AL  14 (1st)
1990 AL  11 (3rd)
1991 NL  9 (7th)
1993 AL  9 (7th)
Career  83 (81st)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1987 AL  9 (8th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1988 AL  21 (2nd)
1992 AL  29 (1st)
Career  165 (213th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1984 AL  15.5 (5th)
1985 AL  24.0 (5th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1991 NL  9.0 (8th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1987 AL  13.0 (2nd)
Career  23.1 (239th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1988 AL  480 (4th)
1989 AL  466 (8th)
1992 AL  504 (2nd)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1987 AL  38.45 (7th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1987 AL  3.2 (8th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1987 AL  3.6 (8th)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  157 (1st)
1986 AL  147 (2nd)
1987 AL  148 (2nd)
1988 AL  149 (1st)
1989 AL  134 (5th)
1991 NL  146 (2nd)
Career  1,124 (47th)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  318 (1st)
1986 AL  268 (2nd)
1987 AL  249 (5th)
1988 AL  251 (5th)
1989 AL  257 (4th)
1991 NL  249 (4th)
Career  2,080 (47th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  13 (1st)
1986 AL  17 (1st)
1987 AL  15 (1st)
1988 AL  8 (5th)
1991 NL  6 (4th)
Career  74 (53rd)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  11 (1st)
1986 AL  10 (1st)
1987 AL  11 (2nd)
1988 AL  15 (1st)
1989 AL  10 (1st)
1991 NL  10 (1st)
Career  82 (16th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1981 AL  1 (3rd)
1985 AL  3 (2nd)
1986 AL  1 (4th)
1987 AL  2 (4th)
1990 AL  1 (5th)
Career  10 (84th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1985 AL  157 (4th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1985 AL  13 (5th)
1986 AL  17 (2nd)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1984 AL  9 (5th)
1985 AL  11 (1st)
1986 AL  10 (4th)
1987 AL  11 (3rd)
1988 AL  15 (2nd)
1989 AL  10 (1st)
1991 NL  10 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  4 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1954)s c a p y
Career  2.02 (56th)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  2.11 (3rd)
1986 AL  1.94 (5th)
1990 AL  2.14 (3rd)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1985 AL  .968 (5th)
1986 AL  .966 (5th)
1987 AL  .960 (5th)

Salary s c a p y
1988 AL  $1,900,000 (8th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 4 (430), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 68 (375), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 54 (370), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 19 (799), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Left Field (105th), 19.9 career WAR/21.4 7yr-peak WAR/20.6 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1985 25 Toronto Blue Jays $335,000 ? 3/3/86 TSN
1986 26 Toronto Blue Jays $725,000 ? 1986 USA Today survey
1987 27 Toronto Blue Jays $1,175,000 ? 3/2/87 TSN; L. Millson, Ballpark Fig 281 4/1/88 USA Today: $1.305M
1988 28 Toronto Blue Jays $1,900,000 ? USA Today, 4/1/88 2/$1.9 MM per, $2 MM option for '90
1989 29 Toronto Blue Jays $1,900,000 ? 1989 USA Today survey; 2/29/88 TSN 2/$1.9 MM per; $2 MM option for 90
1990 30 Toronto Blue Jays $2,000,000 ? AP in Toronto Star Option year of 1988 contract
1991 31 Chicago Cubs $2,150,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 Includes $500,000 signing bonus, $50K earned bonus
1992 32 Chicago White Sox $3,650,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 Includes $500,000 signing bonus
1993 33 Chicago White Sox $3,650,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 Includes $500,000 signing bonus
Career to date (may be incomplete)$17,485,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name Translations

Note this is done in a automated way, so we apologize for any errors, & please report any suggested corrections
Spanish: George Bell Estadísticas
French: George Bell statistiques
Japanese: ジョージ・ベル 統計
Polish: George Bell Statystyki

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