He was brought up in politics. He ran for state's attorney twice and lost both times.
"Wilbur Gary Bell", nicknamed ""Ding Dong"", is an United States/American former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched from 1958-1969 for four different teams in his career, but is noted primarily for his time with the Cleveland Indians. During a 12-year baseball career, Bell compiled 121 Win (baseball)/wins, 1,378 strikeouts, and an 3.68 earned run average.
In his first two years, Bell compiled a 28-21 record as part of the Cleveland pitching rotation. In 1960, his record was 5-1 after the first month of play, but shoulder problems developed, causing him to win just four of his last 13 decisions. In late August, he was sent home for the remainder of the season to deal with the malady. The following year, Bell got off to a slow start with an 0-4 record and finished with a 12-16 mark. Physical problems as well as issues with pitch control were tabbed as the main reasons for his continued struggles.
In 1962, he was converted into a reliever, helping the Indians by picking up over 10 save (sport)/saves in and . Bell picked up a 2.95 Earned run average/ERA in the season in 58 appearances (51 out of the bullpen). He went 8-5 that year, a solid year with an Indians team that finished under .500 (79-83). Bell was a fastball pitcher early in his career and then developed a good slider and curveball.More Gary Bell on Wikipedia.
I think he was always there for us. If you ever wanted support, he was there to give you the support. Dad was there to help you 100 percent of the time.
We agreed to say I broke some team rules, and we parted ways.