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Satchel Paige, Kansas City Monarchs & Josh Gibson, Homestead Grays. Vintage Negro League Baseball photo.

James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell (May 17, 1903 – March 7, 1991) was an American center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many baseball observers to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.