Major League Baseball Player. Born David Russell Bell Jr., he was an outfielder making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 30, 1950. For 15 seasons, he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1950-52), Cincinnati Reds (1953-61), New York Mets in 1962 and Milwaukee Braves (1962-64). He ended his career appearing in 1741 games with 1823 hits, 206 homeruns, 942 runs batted in and a .281 batting average. His son Buddy Bell, grandsons David Bell and Mike Bell, were also pro baseball players.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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