David Bell

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David Michael Bell

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Biographical Information[edit]

David Bell is the son of Buddy Bell and grandson of Gus Bell. His brother Mike played briefly with the Cincinnati Reds in 2000.

He hit .292 with 9 home runs and 60 RBI for Canton-Akron in 1993.

David's name was brought up in the 2007 Mitchell Report as a possible user of steroids and Human Growth Hormone.

Bell managed the Carolina Mudcats from 2009 to 2011, then moved to the Louisville Bats in 2012. The Bats finished the 2012 season with a record of 51-93 (.354). He was named third base coach of the Chicago Cubs in 2013 then moved to the St. Louis Cardinals as assistant hitting coach in 2014 and was promoted to bench coach in 2015. He left following the 2017 season.

Notable Achievements[edit]

20-Home Run Seasons: 2 (1999 & 2002)

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2009 Carolina Mudcats Southern League 62-73 2nd (t) Cincinnati Reds
2010 Carolina Mudcats Southern League 58-79 9th Cincinnati Reds
2011 Carolina Mudcats Southern League 53-86 10th Cincinnati Reds
2012 Louisville Bats International League 51-93 14th Cincinnati Reds

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