* James Bell was born May 17, 1903 in New York City.
* James had a brother named Frank who played base ball as a teenager. He had 5 other siblings and his mothers name was Mary.
* James retired in 1950. No special things lead him to retirement, but he lived in Louisville afterwards. James was a security guard after retirement.
* James played baseball from 1922-1950.
* James was known best for striking out the player from the other teams.
*James best award was getting into the hall of fame.
* James played the position of short stop for the majority of the teams he played on.