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Buddy Bell AS-5AW-11

+ Played in Major Leagues 1972-1989
Positions: 3B-2184, OF-136, SS-41, DH-24, 1B-12, 2B-1
Proper Name: David Gus Bell
Born: August 27, 1951 (63.120) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)
College: Miami University , Xavier University
Drafted: 1969 -- 16th round (373rd overall) by Cleveland Indians (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 15,1972 (20.232)
TBC Player ID:8679
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Organizations:CLE, TEX, CIN, HOU
Signed by:Joe Morlan
Relationship(s):Father of Mike Bell, Father of David Bell, Son of Gus Bell, Father of Ricky Bell

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37.06 86 53.5 65.61 47.67
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Released by Astros.
    Traded by Reds to Astros for Carl Grovom.
    Traded by Rangers to Reds for Jeff Russell and Duane Walker.
    Traded by Indians to Rangers for Toby Harrah.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Cleveland Indians in 16th round (373rd overall) of 1969 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1989Texas Rangers$ 62,500691360$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Cincinnati Reds$ 790,909139581$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1988Houston Astros$ 790,909139781$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Cincinnati Reds$ 870,00086588$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Cincinnati Reds$ 870,00093687$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Texas Rangers$ 751,29796185$ 60,000$ 370,780
    1985Cincinnati Reds$ 751,29796585$ 60,000$ 370,780


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