Bell, James

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.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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These were Maureen Bell, James Campbell, HenriettaWright, John Mackin, John Reid, Anne Brogan and Jennifer Durward.
The 2nd place team (with 81 points) consisted of Lou, Hope, & Luc Johnson, Amanda Richardson, Megan & Brent Nauman, Allan Bell, James Bell, and Emily & Chris Jewell.
Maxi Bell, James Woodhouse and Alan Boyd beat Alex Snowdon, Geoff Murray and Gordon Irvine 27-1 and Alan Kay, Fred Hollis and Nicky Nicholson beat Charles Williamson, Jim Moonie and Joe Menzies 13-8.
Whitley Bay A came back from two down to snatch a late victory away to Northbank - Kieron Blair and John Hayes gave the Cumbrians that two-goal cushion before goals from Michael bell, James Proctor and Mackenzie Sharp ensured they left with all three points.
According to Voice of America (VOA), Wednesday, Burwell Bell, James Thurman and John Tilelli _ all retired U.S.
Emily Broome, Alasdair Bell, James Chisem and Paul Cuffe have brought with them energy and muchneeded enthusiasm; along with a fresh way of thinking and a commendably considerate attitude towards the diversity and inclusion which will eventually determine the future of football at every conceivable level.
The year sevens have reached the county compettion final stages at Consett in January, with Max Lodge, Jamie Lane, Cameron Bell, James Dart and James Mitchinson part of that group to have impressed so far.
While every schoolboy is aware of the difference made by such great men as Alexander Graham Bell, James Watt and John Logie Baird, the public draw a blank when asked what Thomas Parker gave us.
Only skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Stuart Broad remain from the England side that lost 3-0 to Pakistan on the last tour to the UAE in 2012.
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.