Bell, James


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Bell, (James Thomas) “Cool Papa”

(1903–91) baseball player; born in Starkville, Miss. An outfielder for the St. Louis Stars, Pittsburgh Crawfords, and Homestead Grays (black baseball teams of the 1920s and 1930s), he was universally regarded as the fastest player, white or black, ever to play the game. A solid .350 hitter and prolific base stealer, he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1974.
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Only skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Stuart Broad remain from the England side that lost 3-0 on the last tour to the UAE in 2012, but Root believes this emerging team could surprise a few more people over the course of three Tests starting on Tuesday.
Bohemian rhapsody: Phoebe Fox as Vanessa Bell, James Norton as |Duncan Grant, and Lydia Leonard as Virginia Woolf
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Revolutionary: Phoebe Fox as Vanessa Bell, James Norton as Duncan Grant and Lydia Leonard as Virginia Woolf in Life In Squares
Captain Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Steven Finn make up the 13-man squad.
SENIOR PLAYERS Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Eoin Morgan all proved to be huge disappointments at a time when they needed to lead from the front and bring the young players with them.
Tagicakibau joins Josh Bassett, Chris Bell, James Cannon, Carlo Festuccia, James Haskell, Ruaridh Jackson, Joe Launchbury, Simon McIntyre, and Phil Swainston in committing their immediate future to the ricoh Arena.
But England were still glad to see five of their top six bank half-centuries, with Moeen Ali, Ian Bell, James Taylor, Joe Root and Ravi Bopara all in the runs.
One by one, Moores took each of Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Cook out on to the dressing room balcony at Lord's for a heart to heart after England's 95-run defeat to India and is reportedly believed to have made it clear that it was up to them to bail Cook and England out of their current nightmare.
As well as Cook, England have left out Stuart Broad, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Graeme Swann from their party for the lone ODI against Ireland and the five-match series with Australia that follows.
Trainers giving their support included Bell, James Eustace, Conrad Allen and John Berry, while James Fanshawe's wife Jacko opened the meeting.
Anderson edged out Carrick Felix from Arizona State, Renaldo Woodridge of USC, Missouri's Keion Bell, James Ennis from Long Beat State, Garlon Green of Texas Christian and Corey Law from High Point.