Josh Bell

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Full Name Josh Bell
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Josh
Gender Male
Famous As Baseball Player
Birth Date August 14, 1992
Birth Place Irving, Texas
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An American professional baseball first baseman who is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB) is named for Josh Bell. In the year 2016, he made his MLB debut. He was drafted in the second round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. Overall, he is a very talented baseball player. 

Josh Bell Loses All-Star Election By 1 Percent

Josh Bell won’t be a part of the All-Star Game after the Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman just barely edges out Bell. According to the MLB, Freeman had 38.5 percent of the vote, while Bell had 37.4% losing by just 1.1%. Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for this year’s Midsummer Classic in Cleveland. Major League Baseball revealed the results from fan balloting for its All-Star starters Thursday. The All-Star Game is July 9. The Dodgers’ Bellinger, Brewers’ Yelich and Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. will start in the outfield for the NL, leading a lineup averaging just 25.8 years old. Depending on who is chosen as the club’s designated hitter, the starting position players could be younger than the 1967 NL and 2017 AL clubs, which averaged 26.0 years old. 

How old is Josh Bell?

Josh Bell celebrated his 26th birthday on August 14 as of 2018. 

When and Where was Josh Bell born?

Josh Bell was born on 14th August 1992 in Irving, Texas. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Black. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Leo. As per his education, he attended Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. Information regarding his parents, siblings and more will be added soon.

How tall is Josh Bell?

Josh Bell is a very handsome baseball player with a charming smile on his lips. He has a tall height of 1.87 m and balanced weight of 111 Kg. His other body measurement will be added soon.  

What is the net worth of Josh Bell?

The exact net worth and salary of this famous baseball player has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon once we get information about it. There is no doubt that he is satisfied with his earnings. 

Who is Josh Bell dating?

Josh Bell's marital status is unknown; either he may be married or unmarried or in a relationship. Also, he has not revealed anything about his love life to the media. He is not gay and his sexual orientation is straight. 

What makes Josh Bell famous?

  • Bell began his career from his college where he had a .548 batting average and 1.054 slugging percentage with 13 home runs, 54 runs batted in and 54 runs scored in the senior season. 
  • Also, he was named to the USA Today All-USA high school baseball team and was also named the Gatorade/ESPN Rise Texas Player of the Year.
  • Baseball America rated Bell as the nation's top corner outfielder available in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.
  • The Pirates drafted him in the second round (61st overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft. 
  • He took twelve credits at the University of Texas and worked out with the team's strength and conditioning coach during the summer.
  • Bell and the Pirates agreed to a contract with a $5 million signing bonus shortly before the August 2011 signing deadline. 
  • The Pirates gave out a record $17 million in signing bonuses to their 2011 draft class, surpassing the $11.93 million the Washington Nationals spent on their 2010 draft class.
  • He was ranked the 69th best prospect in baseball by MLB.com before the 2012 season.
  • He then made his professional debut in 2012 with the West Virginia Power of the Class-A South Atlantic League. 
  • On 24th April 2012, he hit what would have been a double, but pulled up limping rounding first base, and was tagged out standing between first and second with an injury.
  • He ended up having a partial tear of his meniscus, on the lateral part of the meniscus in his knee. 
  • He missed almost all of the 2012 minor league season and was out longer than expected due to swelling in the injured knee. 
  • In 2013, he played for the West Virginia Power of the Class A South Atlantic League. 
  • The Pirates assigned Bell to Altoona to start the 2015 season and he was chosen to represent the Pirates at the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.
  • He underwent left knee surgery on 1st February 2017. 
  • He was one of three finalists for the 2017 Rookie of the Year award along with Cody Bellinger and Paul DeJong and he finished in third place in the balloting.
  • He became the 4th player in PNC Park history to hit a ball directly into the Allegheny River; the ball traveled 470+ feet with an exit velocity of 114+ MPH on 8th May 2019. 
  • He deposited another home run directly into the Allegheny River, the fifth in stadium history; the ball traveled more than 450 feet with and exit velocity of at least 116 MPH on 22nd May 2019. 

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