Cool Papa Bell

Cool Papa Bell

About Cool Papa Bell

James Thomas 'Cool Papa' Bell (May 17, 1903 March 7, 1991) was an American center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many baseball observers to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.

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