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George BellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1993 MLB Years: 1981-1993
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PositionsOF-1495, DH-339, 3B-8, 2B-1Position when DraftedLF-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJorge (Mathey) Bell
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 21,1959 [58.247]PlaceSan Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1978 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
MLB DebutApril 9,1981 [21.171]
OrganizationsTOR [10] PHI [3] CHA [2] CHN [1] Awards16Awards Voting7-756
TBC Player ID8684Retrosheet IDbellg001MLBAM ID110823
RelationshipsBrother of Juan Bell, Brother of Rolando Bell
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Player Notes:   Hit 3 homers on opening day in 1988 ... Member of the Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power80Contact59XBH75RBIs86Runs67Hitting72Durability69Team.530Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Helena PhilliesPioRkphi-of18331062033610143291822100.311.373.387.760417120.371.076.170.3487.5015.002.000.000.0021.21
1979Spartanburg PhilliesWcarAphi-of1913049178150241522102105209861400.305.338.550.88827061522.341.245.295.3853.8318.774.904.2122.3240.67
1980Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-202255111752011323800000.309.345.473.81826758.362.164.236.3625.1713.792.670.000.0041.18
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of21601631938215123252700011.233.256.350.606578168.252.117.153.2742.9816.075.402.9832.6021.05
1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of22371251125543192214222100.200.217.376.5934712131.272.176.184.2590.7632.0642.002.2941.6748.00
1983Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of23853173786114155953235411500.271.318.473.79115030347.281.202.281.3486.6315.562.354.3221.1334.88
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of2339112530542171141720014.268.305.438.7434911118.301.170.205.3253.3914.414.251.6956.0036.67
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of241596068517739426871122486803214.292.326.498.82430269641.304.206.261.3643.7413.423.584.0623.3138.98
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of25157607871672862895216439080868.275.327.479.80629162666.280.204.300.3506.4613.512.094.2021.6837.13
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of2615964110119838631108784162206315.309.349.532.88134175690.301.223.285.3825.948.991.514.4920.6837.88
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of2715661011118832447134513975709917.308.352.605.95736983665.284.297.367.3995.8611.281.927.0712.9844.15
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of28156614781652752497423466108521.269.304.446.75027456657.265.177.236.3305.1810.051.943.6525.5833.94
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of2915361388182412181044333604014318.297.330.458.78828161664.299.161.217.3484.979.041.822.7134.0633.52
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11of301425626714925021863232803011714.265.303.422.72523746608.271.157.215.3175.2613.162.503.4526.7630.87
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn11of31149558631592702586263262409610.285.323.468.79126152603.279.183.233.3465.3110.281.944.1522.3232.70
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21dh321556277416027025112523197606829.255.294.418.71226252670.264.163.217.3164.6314.483.133.7325.0832.50
1993South Bend White SoxMidwAcha-3328110000001000000.125.222.125.347109.125.000.125.18011.110.000.000.000.000.00
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21dh3310241036891721364111349409214.217.243.363.60614932436.213.146.178.2632.9811.243.772.9831.5435.96
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter15876123814170230834265100267363317714908353165.278.316.469.78528736076586.278.191.250.0005.0311.712.334.0223.1135.66
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter30911021583125126402052314572201161100.283.322.485.8075351171187.319.202.262.0004.8018.533.863.3727.5537.50
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12244248111168187875249633600.251.291.446.73719742478.278.195.253.0005.0220.084.003.7724.5637.84
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2255111752011323800000.309.345.473.81826758.362.164.236.0005.1713.792.670.000.0041.18
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13249979151241522102105219861400.303.336.543.87927161531.337.240.293.0003.9518.464.674.1422.6840.40
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter331062033610143291822100.311.373.387.760417120.371.076.170.0007.5015.002.000.000.0021.21
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1181452864112942373220274059272555633505937112.286.325.486.81122014714877.286.200.264.0005.2311.542.214.1422.4236.40
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2571037110249442381766344146100151043.240.274.396.670411841106.243.156.202.0003.9813.203.323.4427.2933.73
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter149558631592702586263262409610.285.323.468.79126152603.279.183.233.0005.3110.281.944.1522.3232.70
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626258317431327102743479508517.278.316.469.78529362672.278.191.250.0005.0311.712.334.0223.1135.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578831642714211071273011563600.283.322.485.80728061622.319.202.262.0004.8018.533.863.3727.5537.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Helena Phillies PioRkphi18OF33--394414743.9151.30------33100.048.5
1979Spartanburg Phillies WcarAphi19OF114--2061481228220.9651.93------13087.782.0
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21OF44--923329895.9692.16------6073.341.5
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21DH8---------------6013.37.5
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22OF36--7231-7675.9872.08------3797.325.7
1983Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23OF85--1351264153147.9611.73------85100.061.2
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23OF34--6113-6562.9541.82------3987.221.0
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23DH2---------------395.11.2
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24OF147--2891191309300.9712.04------15992.590.7
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH7---------------1594.44.3
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor243B3---2--221.0000.67------1591.91.9
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25OF157--32013113344333.9682.12------157100.097.5
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor253B2---1--111.0000.50------1571.31.2
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26OF147--26917101296286.9661.95------15992.590.7
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH11---------------1596.96.8
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor263B2--1---111.0000.50------1591.31.2
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27OF148--24814111273262.9601.77------15694.991.4
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27DH7---------------1564.54.3
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor272B1--1---111.0001.00------1560.60.6
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor273B1---------------1560.60.6
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28OF149--2538151276261.9461.75------15695.592.0
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH7---------------1564.54.3
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29OF134--2584101272262.9631.96------15387.682.7
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH19---------------15312.411.7
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30OF106--226451235230.9792.17------14274.665.4
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH36---------------14225.422.2
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF146--249610-265255.9621.75------14998.091.3
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32DH140---------------15590.386.4
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32OF15--27-1-2827.9641.80------1559.79.3
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33DH102---------------102100.063.0
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1227--229281881124612373.9641.93------12270.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH339---------------3390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B8--13--441.0000.50------80.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF121--2071574229222.9691.83------1210.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--2061481228220.9651.93------1140.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF33--394414743.9151.30------330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Helena Phillies PioRkphi18---------33-
1979Spartanburg Phillies WcarAphi19---------114-
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21---------448
1982Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22---------36-
1983Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor23---------85-
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23---------342
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24-----3---1477
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25-----2---157-
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26-----2---14711
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27---1-1---1487
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28---------1497
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29---------13419
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30---------10636
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---------146-
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32---------15140
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33----------102

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB25728493001000400000.321.321.429.75012328.375.108.1070.0014.290.000.000.0033.33
1989Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB29520240012000300000.200.200.350.5507120.188.150.1500.0015.000.005.0020.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs12486133013000700000.271.271.396.66719448.300.125.1250.0014.580.002.0848.0030.77

Awards [16]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985AL Silver Slugger Award (OF)1
1986AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7)2
1987AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (July 27-August 2) ... American League Player of the Week (June 8-June 14)4
1988American League Player of the Week (August 29-September 4) ... American League Player of the Week (April 4-April 10)2
1989AL Player of the Month (August) ... American League Player of the Week (August 14-August 20)2
1990American League Player of the Week (June 4-June 10) ... American League Player of the Week (June 18-June 24)2
1992American League Player of the Week (June 29-July 5) ... American League Player of the Week (August 3-August 9)2
1993American League Player of the Week (May 17-May 23)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-10-13Released by White Sox. 
1992-03-30TradeTraded by Cubs to White Sox for Ken Patterson and Sammy Sosa. 
1990-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-03-07ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25335,000-3091549370,78060,000335,000
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26725,000-143780++386,34760,0001,060,000
1987Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll271,175,000-38295++344,90660,0002,235,000
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll281,900,000-13199++392,10762,5004,135,000
1989Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll291,900,000-28197++429,80262,5006,035,000
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll302,000,000-21198++515,727100,0008,035,000
1991Chicago CubsTeam Payroll312,150,000-100586++742,231100,00010,185,000
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll323,650,000-28197++962,245109,00013,835,000
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll333,650,000-57394++968,431109,00017,485,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red