Virginia Bell (baseball)
Virginia Bell (July 30, 1927 – April 19, 1994) was a pitcher and outfielder who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5' 3", 128. lb., Bell batted and threw right handed. She was dubbed Ginger.
|All-American Girls Professional Baseball League|
|Pitcher / Backup outfielder|
|Born: July 30, 1927|
|Died: April 19, 1994 (aged 66)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Bell posted a 7.88 ERA in one pitching appearance and did not have a decision or save, allowing 10 runs (three unearned) on six hits and eighth walks, while striking out four batters in 8.0 innings of work. As a hitter, she went 2-for-4 (.500 BA).
The AAGPBL folded in 1954, but there is a permanent display at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at Cooperstown, New York since November 5, 1988, that honors the entire league rather than any individual figure.
Ginger Bell died in 1994 at the age of 66.
- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – Virginia Bell. Retrieved 2019-03-26.
- Madden, W. C. (2005) The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Biographical Dictionary (2005). ISBN 9780786422630
- Madden, W. C. (2000) All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book. McFarland & Company. ISBN 0-7864-3747-2
- Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Official Website Retrieved on March 27, 2017.