Sunday, December 2, 2012

1951 Topps Red Back #17 - Dave (Gus) Bell

Dave (Gus) Bell (b. 1928 - d. 1995) played in the majors from 1950 to 1964 for the Pirates, Reds, mets and Braves.  He had 1,823 career hits, 206 home runs and a .281 average.  He was the father of former player and manager Buddy Bell and grandfather of former player, David Bell.  Gus was a 4-time All Star and finished as high as 20th in the NL MVP voting (1953).

Deceased: 13

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