David Russell Bell
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: November 15, 1928 in Louisville, KY
by the Signed Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1947.
( All Transactions) Debut: May 30, 1950 (Age 21.196)
vs. STL 5 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1950 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Reds/Pirates/Braves/Mets 1950-1964 Final Game: May 1, 1964 (Age 35.168)
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 7, 1995 in Montgomery, OH Buried: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
Relatives: Father of Buddy Bell, Grandfather of David Bell and Grandfather of Mike Bell
About biographical information
News -- July 2014
7/8 The Greatest 21 Days: Buddy Bell, Very Lucky - 55: Buddy Bell grew up in Cincinnati. His father Gus Bell played there for the Reds.So, when the younger Bell, deep into his own major ... News -- June 2014
6/9 Tyler's Think Tank: Vada Damon or Johnny Pinson?: Pinson (left) pictured with Reds teammates Gus Bell and Frank RobinsonWhile researching an upcoming post about Vada Pinson's ... News -- April 2014
4/25 Mets360.com: Ike Davis and the rare April trade: April trades are fairly rare in baseball. This is because teams, for the most part, don’t know what they are going to be yet. ... News -- February 2014
2/18 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Chiti Involved in Bizarre Indians Trade: Although he never played an inning for the Indians, Harry Chiti was involved in one of the team’s strangest trades – and remains ...
2/8 Mets360.com: Why Ed Bouchee is an important Met: So you won’t find Ed Bouchee’s name in any list of the 50 Greatest Mets. He didn’t set any team records and he didn’t ... News -- November 2013
11/18 Mets360.com: Card of the Week: 1962 Charlie Neal: Pictured is a 1962 Charlie Neal (3B) Salada-Junket Coin. These half-dollar size plastic coins were issued in packages of Salada ... News -- October 2013
10/21 The Cardboard Examiner: PURSUE THE PENNANTS: #45 ROY McMILLAN: SURE-HANDED IN THE FIELD.EMPTY-HANDED IN THE BATTER'S BOX.WHO'S THE HERO?Roy McMillan made his bones in the field, winning the ... News -- June 2013
6/17 The Baseball Continuum: Will All-Star Voting break?: In 1957, fans of the Cincinnati Reds stuffed the ballot box, leading to the Reds taking seven of the eight starting positions ...
6/17 Tyler's Think Tank: Baseball's Best Father-Son Combos:
Like father, like son
In honor of Father's Day, here are my choices for the five best father-son duos in baseball history:
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2/3 Rising Apple: Glory Days: Ed Bouchee: A week and a half ago, the Mets family lost one of its founding fathers: Ed Bouchee. Unsung before joining the Amazin’ squad ... News -- January 2013
1/21 Blog Red Machine: Cincinnati Reds: A Franchise of Firsts: The Cincinnati Reds franchise is special. It is the oldest franchise in professional baseball history. In 1869 they began ... News -- December 2012
12/29 Blog Red Machine: Top 25 Reds’ Position Players of All-Time: End of Year Countdown (Part 3 – 15-11): Whenever someone creates a “Best Of” list or a “Greatest” something or other in rank order, it always ...
12/17 Blog Red Machine: Chris Heisey: Cincinnati Reds Outfielder Unfavored by the Baseball Gods?: Chris Heisey must be wondering what the Baseball Gods have against him. The Cincinnati Reds’ outfielder simply can’t ... News -- November 2012
11/27 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Musial faced MLB’s last left-handed shortstop – sort of: A left-handed thrower designated as shortstop appeared in the field in 1954 as part of a unique attempt to retire Stan Musial ...
11/26 The Writer's Journey: Big Klu by William A. Cook (2012): Big Klu: The Baseball Life of Ted Kluszewski by William A. Cook McFarland Books, 2012 186 pages One of the best first baseman ... News -- October 2012
10/7 Mets360.com: Remembering the 1962 Mets: I was a junior at Richmond Hill High School in 1962 and I was quite excited that Queens was getting its own baseball team. I grew ... News -- December 2011
12/29 High Heat Stats: Random game: Sept. 3, 1950: Pittsburgh 12, St. Louis 11 (10 innings) I've never met a box score I didn't like. I happened upon this one by searching ... News -- November 2011
11/30 High Heat Stats: David DeJesus comps: Now that David DeJesus has signed with the Cubs, I thought I'd take a quick look at some comps for him.It really matters how ... News -- October 2011
10/3 The Writer's Journey: Fun Cards: 1985 Topps Traded Buddy Bell: In the 1985 Topps Traded set, there were two Reds cards: Tom Browning and Alan Knicely. Browning was the highlight for the Cincinnati ...
10/1 B-R Blog: Prince Fielder’s Rare Season Ending Walk: Prince Fielder became the first player in the last 25 years, batting .299 in his final at-bat of the season, to talk take a walk. ... News -- July 2011
7/12 El Maquino: WHY THE ALL-STAR GAME IS JACKED UP: Yes, the titanic clash between the National and American Leagues’ best is set to begin tomorrow. Ideally. Truth is, the ... News -- April 2011
4/2 B-R Blog: Worst Opening Day performance ever? Not quite.: Regarding Albert Pujols' brutal season-opening performance vs. San Diego on Thursday, Greg Simons of The Hardball Times semi-facetiously ... News -- March 2011
3/2 B-R Blog: Lots of RBI; Not So Many Runs Scored: In Major League history there have been 492 instances of a player posting at least 120 RBI in a season. Typically, a player ...
3/1 The Writer's Journey: Trade with Lifetime Topps: Charlie of Lifetime Topps is doing something very cool, trying to complete all the Topps sets released during his lifetime the ... News -- August 2010
8/14 B-R Blog: Post 1919 Batters With Most 3+ HR Games: Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in the Yankees game this evening. Since 1920, heading into today, which players had the most ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Dustin Pedroia’s winning hand: Three Jacks: Last night, Dustin Pedroia jacked 3 home runs to help the Red Sox beat the Rockies despite a second consecutive blown save by ... News -- May 2010
5/29 B-R Blog: Miguel Cabrera’s 3 HR in a loss: Yesterday Miguel Cabrera hit 3 HR in a game that the Tigers lost. Below is the list of all times this has been done. The most ...
5/25 B-R Blog: Batting seasons with higher RBI than OPS+: This simple Batting Season Finder search returns interesting results. I looked for all seasons with RBI greater than or equal ...