Bobby Bell (minors01)
Robert Lawrence Bell
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 193 lb.
- School Mesa State College
Bobby Bell has played and coached in the minors.
Undrafted, Bell signed with the California Angels in 1986. He hit .153/ ~.255/.260 for the Palm Springs Angels and .234/~.263/.286 for the Quad Cities Angels that year, playing primarily catcher. In 1987, he batted only .153/~.250/.212 for Palm Springs, backing up Jeff Manto at third base. He split 1988, his last year, between the Quad Cities (3 for 22) and Palm Springs (0 for 14) clubs, finishing his career with a .164 average.
Bell was a hitting coach in the Frontier League and Northern League before returning to Organized Baseball in 2009 with the Greensboro Grasshoppers. He was hitting coach of the 2010 Jupiter Hammerheads and 2011-2014 GCL Marlins. Bell was hitting coach of the Carolina Mudcats in 2019.