William Bell

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William Bell

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 170 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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.

He played from 1923 to 1948 for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, Kansas City Monarchs and Newark Eagles

Notable Achievements[edit]

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
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

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