Gus Bell
David Russell (Jr.) Bell
 
 
Born: November 15, 1928 in Louisville, KY
Died: May 7, 1995 - 66 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 6'1" Wt: 190
(legend)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an Amateur Free Agent in 1947
- High School: Flaget (Louisville, KY)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
PIT
NL
21.6
RF
456
-
 
1.2
1.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.5
9.4
7.8
1.6
0.0
1.1
0.9
0.2
0.0
PIT
NL
22.6
RF
647
-
 
1.9
2.2
-1.0
0.0
-0.6
15.5
13.2
2.3
0.0
3.8
3.5
0.3
0.0
PIT
NL
23.6
RF
510
-
 
0.2
0.9
-1.3
0.0
-0.6
8.2
6.9
1.2
0.0
-1.3
-0.9
-0.4
0.0
CIN
NL
24.6
CF
665
-
 
4.5
4.6
-0.1
0.0
0.0
23.3
18.9
4.4
0.0
9.7
9.0
0.7
0.0
CIN
NL
25.6
CF
684
-
 
2.7
3.9
-1.2
0.0
-0.0
19.9
17.0
2.9
0.0
5.8
6.7
-0.9
0.0
CIN
NL
26.6
CF
672
-
 
3.5
4.6
-1.2
0.0
-0.0
21.2
18.0
3.1
0.0
7.7
8.0
-0.3
0.0
CIN
NL
27.6
CF
666
-
 
1.8
4.7
-2.8
0.0
0.1
22.3
19.5
2.8
0.0
8.5
9.4
-0.9
0.0
CIN
NL
28.6
CF
555
-
 
0.7
1.6
-0.9
0.0
0.0
13.1
10.5
2.6
0.0
1.8
2.2
-0.5
0.0
CIN
NL
29.6
CF
433
-
 
-1.2
-0.0
-1.3
0.0
-0.1
7.5
5.2
2.3
0.0
-1.5
-1.3
-0.2
0.0
CIN
NL
30.6
RF
620
-
 
1.3
1.4
-0.7
0.0
-0.6
14.5
12.5
2.0
0.0
3.1
3.0
0.1
0.0
CIN
NL
31.6
RF
554
-
 
0.5
0.5
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
8.8
7.1
1.7
0.0
-1.4
-1.3
-0.1
0.0
CIN
NL
32.6
LF
262
-
 
-0.6
-0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
4.3
2.4
1.8
0.0
-0.5
-1.5
1.0
0.0
NYN
NL
33.6
RF
115
-
 
-1.5
-1.0
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-1.7
-1.8
0.0
0.0
ML1
NL
33.6
LF
228
-
 
0.6
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
5.9
5.3
0.6
0.0
1.8
1.8
-0.0
0.0
ML1
NL
34.6
-
3
-
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
ML1
NL
35.6
-
3
-
 
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
15
4
CF
7073
-
 
15.2
24.0
-12.5
0.0
-3.7
174.1
144.2
29.8
0.0
36.9
37.9
-1.0
0.0
162 Game Average
658
-
 
1.4
2.2
-1.2
0.0
-0.3
 
16.2
13.4
2.8
0.0
 
3.4
3.5
-0.1
0.0
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
3
RF
1613
-
 
3.3
4.2
-2.6
0.0
-1.6
33.0
27.8
5.2
0.0
3.6
3.6
0.0
0.0
9
CF
5111
-
 
13.0
20.3
-9.0
0.0
-1.7
134.7
111.0
23.7
0.0
33.3
34.3
-1.0
0.0
3
LF
234
-
 
0.5
0.5
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
6.0
5.3
0.6
0.0
1.8
1.8
-0.0
0.0
1
RF
115
-
 
-1.5
-1.0
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-1.7
-1.8
0.0
0.0
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