Buddy Bell

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Birthday
27, 1951
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

MLB third baseman who played for 18 years and became a manager after his career. He began his career with the Cleveland Indians in 1972 and played for the Texas Rangers from 1979 to 1985.

Before Fame

He spent much of his time at major league fields as a child with his father, former outfielder Gus Bell.

Trivia

He was known as a sparkling defensive third baseman and would often rob opposing hitters of base hits.

Family Life

His sons David and Mike both played in the majors as well, making the Bells a three-generation baseball family.

Associated With

He played for the Cincinnati Reds when the legendary all-time hits leader Pete Rose was managing the team.