- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 7", Weight 170 lb.
- Debut 1923
- Final Game 1937
- Born August 31, 1897 in Hallettsville, TX USA
- Died March 16, 1969 in El Campo, TX USA
William Bell is among the all-time leaders in Wins in Negro League history. While he is known as William Bell Sr., he is no relation to the William Bell Jr. who also played in the Negro Leagues.
- NNL Saves Leader (1935)
- NNL Complete Games Leader (1926)
- NNL Shutouts Leader (1930)
- Won one Negro World Series with the Kansas City Monarchs in 1924
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1935||Newark Dodgers||Negro National League||12-24||8th||Newark Dodgers||replaced Dick Lundy (3-17)|
|1936||Newark Eagles||Negro National League||14-20||--||Newark Eagles||replaced by ??|
|1948||Newark Eagles||Negro National League||33-32||3rd||Newark Eagles|