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February 13, 1974 > James "Cool Papa" Bell is elected to the Hall of Fame. Remembered for his legendary footspeed and switch-hitting prowess, Bell becomes the fifth former Negro League star -- after Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard and Monte Irvin -- to earn induction to the Hall.