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Gus BellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1964 MLB Years: 1950-1964
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PositionsOF-1642Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Russell Bell
Height6-2Weight196BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 15,1928PlaceLouisville,Kentucky
Death DateMay 7,1995 [66.173]
High SchoolFlaget (Louisville,KY)
MLB DebutMay 30,1950 [21.196]
OrganizationsCIN [9] MLN [3] PIT [3] NYN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID8685Retrosheet IDbellg103MLBAM ID110817
RelationshipsFather of Buddy Bell, Grandfather of David Bell, Grandfather of Mike Bell, Grandfather of Ricky Bell
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 4,1951 ... Selected by the New York Mets from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#8 Pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power72Contact71XBH67RBIs61Runs61Hitting76Durability75Team.465Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18,21of2111142262119221185340284642004.282.333.443.77618741456.302.161.237.3516.1410.091.641.7552.7534.45
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of22149600801672712168914424141009.278.330.443.77326655647.278.165.230.3526.496.340.982.4737.5032.93
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit7of2313146853117215165914367224006.250.306.419.72519642510.266.169.239.3347.0614.122.003.1429.2535.90
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of2415161010218337530105024872340014.300.354.525.87932072665.301.225.300.3907.2210.831.504.5120.3339.34
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of2515361910418538717101534858458013.299.349.465.81428862684.304.166.247.3677.028.481.212.4936.4133.51
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of26154610881883062710444545702626.308.361.510.87131163672.303.202.290.3848.048.481.064.0222.5933.51
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of27150603821763142984625066373410.292.347.501.84830264666.288.209.299.3727.519.911.324.3520.7936.36
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of28121510651492031361013054366510.292.332.420.75221436555.303.128.184.3315.419.731.802.3439.2324.16
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of291123854297162104623364016577.252.314.382.69614728433.256.130.221.3058.319.241.112.3138.5028.87
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of301485805917027219115232944218113.293.325.445.77025848620.288.152.200.3384.687.101.523.0630.5328.24
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of3114351565135195126243294014537.262.300.388.68820036554.263.126.184.3055.237.221.382.1742.9226.67
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25of32103235276010133311182100934.255.298.345.6438114262.259.090.166.2816.878.021.171.1578.3323.33
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn3of333010181520160110702202.149.221.198.419203115.147.049.139.2008.706.090.700.87101.0020.00
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb20of3379214286111352400121701123.285.322.435.7579319228.290.150.206.3315.267.461.422.1942.8031.15
1962Totals for NL-NL         109315367613363001222403325.241.288.359.64711322343.243.118.184.2886.417.001.091.7552.5028.95
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb203433010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.2980.000.000.000.000.000.00
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb203533000000000100001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter17416478865182331166206942303147063627455327109.281.330.445.77528845837073.284.164.236.0006.648.991.352.9131.4531.98
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1235466763413432283516071124223424521735502584.288.335.454.78921214235111.288.166.240.0006.698.841.323.1329.1731.50
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3911490195403702840201681061591070019.270.323.436.7596491381613.281.166.235.0006.579.861.502.4837.2534.24
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter85220286211352400121801124.282.318.427.7459419234.288.145.200.0005.137.691.502.1444.0030.65
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3010181520160110702202.149.221.198.419203115.147.049.139.0008.706.090.700.87101.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162603801702961988334459345310.281.330.445.77526854658.284.164.236.0006.648.991.352.9131.4531.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21OF104--2031053218213.9772.05------11193.768.0
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF145--2671844289285.9861.97------14997.394.2
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF123--202862216210.9721.71------13193.979.9
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF151--44716115474463.9773.07------151100.098.1
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF153--4061262424418.9862.73------153100.099.4
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF154--36445-373368.9872.39------154100.0100.0
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF149--3301254347342.9862.30------15099.396.8
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF121--311741322318.9882.63------121100.078.6
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF107--235712243242.9962.26------11295.569.5
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30OF145--2691511285284.9961.96------14898.094.2
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31OF131--2391331255252.9881.92------14391.685.1
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF75--11211-114113.9911.51------10372.848.7
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33OF58--7531-7978.9871.34------7973.435.8
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF26--407134847.9791.81------3086.716.3
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1642--3500133542836873633.9852.21------16420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21---------104-
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------145-
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---------123-
1953Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24---------151-
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------153-
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------154-
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------149-
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---------121-
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---------107-
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30---------145-
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---------131-
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---------75-
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33---------58-
1962New York MetsNLMLBnyn33---------26-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB3233000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-05-12Released by Braves. 
1962-05-21TradeTraded by Mets with Cash to Braves for Rick Herrscher and Frank Thomas. 
1961-10-10Selected by Mets from Reds in expansion draft. 
1952-10-14TradeTraded by Pirates to Reds for Gail Henley, Joe Rossi and Cal Abrams. 
1947-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.