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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Gus Bell
Stat Years
1969-1989  [mlb] 1972-1989
Height/Weight
6-3 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (2184) ... OF (136) ... SS (41) ... DH (24) ... 1B (12) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)
Colleges
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #16 (#375 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Joe Morlan
MLB Debut
1972-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.232)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [8] CLE [7] CIN [4] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8679 ... retro id: bellb001 ... mlbam id: 110815
Relations
Father of Mike Bell, Father of David Bell, Son of Gus Bell, Father of Ricky Bell
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969SarasotaGCLRk----173b---15117018394332430171500000.229.299.341.6401875810.000.112.0009.098.020.8856.71.6025.6
    1970SumterSALA----183b---212144281117193127590444300000.265.331.403.73448617834.000.138.0009.058.850.9836.82.4729.1
    1971WichitaAmerAAA----193b---312947065136231115970425100000.289.348.413.76151219435.000.124.0008.209.961.2142.72.1525.7
    1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle920ofL-S-E-P41324664911921193656342931185.255.310.363.67350516931.178.108.2566.735.740.8551.81.7826.0
    1973Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25213bL-S-E-P51566318616923714597154947603213.268.325.393.71868924844.190.125.2717.116.820.9645.12.0326.0
    1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25223bL-S-E-P611642351111151746133529382114.262.322.352.67447114923.168.090.2677.436.160.8360.41.4920.7
    1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25233bL-S-E-P71535536615020410596551721104611.271.332.376.70861920834.199.105.2958.2411.631.4155.31.6222.7
    1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25243bL-S-E-P815960475170262760384449256312.281.329.366.69566122135.149.085.2946.667.411.1186.31.0620.6
    1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25253bL-S-E-P9129479641402341164184563185514.292.351.426.77753820438.213.134.3158.3611.711.4043.52.0427.1
    1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25263bL-S-E-P1014255671157278662133943092124.282.328.392.72060621841.176.110.2976.447.101.1092.70.9926.1
    1979Texas RangersALMLBtex25273bL-S-E-P1116267089200423181015430453710416.299.327.451.77872030263.199.152.2954.176.251.5037.22.5031.5
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex25283bL-S-E-P121294907616124417833140390401116.329.379.498.87753424445.255.169.3327.497.300.9828.83.1828.0
    1981Texas RangersALMLBtex25293bL-S-E-P13973604410616110643342303010106.294.364.428.79241515427.250.134.29110.127.230.7136.02.4125.5
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex25303bL-S-E-P14148537621592721367547050205813.296.376.426.80261422942.263.130.30511.408.140.7141.32.1226.4
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex25313bL-S-E-P15156618751713531466355048406524.277.332.411.74367825452.212.134.2797.377.080.9644.12.0630.4
    1984Texas RangersALMLBtex25323bL-S-E-P16148553881743651183216354329821.315.382.458.84063025352.259.143.32810.008.570.8650.31.7529.9
    1985Texas RangersALMLBtex25333bL-S-E-P17843133374133432323321104114.236.308.335.64335110520.208.099.2409.405.980.6478.21.1427.0
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25333bL-S-E-P17672472854152636013427012210.219.311.368.6792849123.283.149.22211.979.510.7941.22.1142.6
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25343bL-S-E-P18155568891582932075287349536414.278.362.445.80765525352.285.167.27311.157.480.6728.43.0532.9
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25353bL-S-E-P19143522741481921770417139112314.284.369.425.79459722238.284.141.28011.896.530.5530.72.8525.7
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25363bL-S-E-P2021543100003007300212.185.270.185.45563100.130.000.18911.114.760.430.00.000.0
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25363bL-S-E-P2074269246810173711192900118.253.301.375.67628910118.193.122.2616.5710.031.5338.42.4226.5
    1989Texas RangersALMLBtex2537dhL-S-E-P21348241540030071001004.183.247.232.47990194.134.049.2087.7811.111.430.00.0026.7
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)2405899511512514425562011106557983677638608084255.279.341.406.747100093654682.217.127.2868.357.750.9344.82.0127.1
    American League Totals (15 yrs)19457335933207635248151885486863262932556773207.283.340.406.74681212977551.206.123.2917.787.751.0048.61.8626.5
    National League Totals (5 yrs)46016602184387385022171120414765131148.264.344.408.7521888677131.264.144.26310.817.790.7233.22.6529.9
    Minor League Totals30110821642924672615819010310900000.270.333.397.730118543079.240.127.2818.699.201.0641.62.1927.0
    Minor: Rk Totals5117018394332430171500000.229.299.341.6401875810.229.112.2379.098.020.8856.71.6025.6
    Minor: A Totals12144281117193127590444300000.265.331.403.73448617834.258.138.2719.058.850.9836.82.4729.1
    Minor: AAA Totals12947065136231115970425100000.289.348.413.76151219435.228.124.3068.209.961.2142.72.1525.7
    Cleveland Indians Totals (7 yrs)98737124621016155276438624482973321641232693.274.328.382.71040891417246.182.108.2857.268.121.1258.01.5724.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (8 yrs)958362347110601972187499242033529716144447114.293.351.431.78240321560305.232.138.2968.317.370.8941.62.1628.8
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)38613911943706374318461018511865121040.266.352.414.7661599576113.278.148.26311.577.380.6432.32.6930.5
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)74269246810173711192900118.253.301.375.67628910118.193.122.2616.5710.031.5338.42.4226.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1972Cleveland IndiansALMLB203B7049.010130223231.0003.300.474.55.32
    1972Cleveland IndiansALMLB20OF12301,034.02741034287284.9902.300.2778.893.21
    1973Cleveland IndiansALMLB213B15401,367.11443632244529507.9583.300.3795.198.71
    1973Cleveland IndiansALMLB21OF2010.02000221.0001.000.201.21.310
    1974Cleveland IndiansALMLB223B11501,011.01122741531401386.9633.400.3871.099.11
    1974Cleveland IndiansALMLB22DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.98
    1975Cleveland IndiansALMLB233B15301,328.01463302529501476.9503.100.3696.2100.01
    1976Cleveland IndiansALMLB241B209.05100661.0003.000.671.31.39
    1976Cleveland IndiansALMLB243B15801,391.01043302023454434.9562.700.3199.499.41
    1977Cleveland IndiansALMLB253B11801,017.11112531523379364.9603.100.3673.391.51
    1977Cleveland IndiansALMLB25OF11097.1230102423.9582.100.246.88.59
    1978Cleveland IndiansALMLB263B13901,210.21253551530495480.9703.500.4087.497.91
    1978Cleveland IndiansALMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    1979Texas RangersALMLB273B14701,232.01123641522491476.9693.200.3990.790.71
    1979Texas RangersALMLB27SS330184.0356529102100.9803.000.5420.420.43
    1980Texas RangersALMLB283B12001,045.2123282826413405.9813.400.3974.593.01
    1980Texas RangersALMLB28SS303.0000000.0000.000.001.92.36
    1981Texas RangersALMLB293B960835.2662811418361347.9613.600.4291.499.01
    1981Texas RangersALMLB29SS102.01301441.0004.002.001.01.05
    1982Texas RangersALMLB303B14501,228.11313961335540527.9763.600.4389.598.01
    1982Texas RangersALMLB30SS406.10100111.0000.300.162.52.77
    1983Texas RangersALMLB313B15401,374.21233831729523506.9673.300.3795.198.71
    1984Texas RangersALMLB323B14701,277.11293232028472452.9583.100.3591.399.31
    1985Texas RangersALMLB333B830711.0701921622278262.9423.200.3751.698.81
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB333B670585.154105913168159.9462.400.2741.6100.01
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB342B101.00100111.0001.001.000.60.66
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB343B15101,343.21052901028405395.9752.600.2993.297.41
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLB353B14201,228.193241717341334.9792.400.2787.799.31
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB361B7050.0430144443.9776.100.864.39.53
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLB361B208.082101110.9095.001.251.29.58
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB363B660565.031114128157145.9242.200.2640.789.21
    1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLB363B130107.2624123130.9682.300.288.161.92
    1989Texas RangersALMLB371B106.07100881.0008.001.330.62.95
    1989Texas RangersALMLB373B9058.03120015151.0001.700.265.626.53
    1989Texas RangersALMLB37DH2200.0000000.0000.000.0013.664.73
    MLB Totals - (1B)120736342416.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)101010011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)2184018,9631798492525443013.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)410195366921013.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)13601,141299104412.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)2400000000.0000.000.00---------
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1972MLB----7----123-
    1973MLB----154----2-
    1974MLB----115-----1
    1975MLB----153------
    1976MLB--2-158------
    1977MLB----118----11-
    1978MLB----139-----1
    1979MLB----14733-----
    1980MLB----1203-----
    1981MLB----961-----
    1982MLB----1454-----
    1983MLB----154------
    1984MLB----147------
    1985MLB----150------
    1986MLB---1151------
    1987MLB----142------
    1988MLB--9-79------
    1989MLB--1-9-----22
    Totals--121218441---13624