Jay Bell, new manager of Trash Pandas, is artist's latest rendition - Sports Collectors Digest
Publish date:

Jay Bell, new manager of Trash Pandas, is artist's latest rendition

In January 2020, Jay Bell was announced as the manager of the new Los Angeles Angels Double-A affiliate in Madison, Ala., the Rocket City Trash Pandas (yes, the Trash Pandas).

Bell played in the major leagues for 18 seasons, spending time with the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Mets. With the Diamondbacks, he scored the winning run in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series against the Yankees.

Bell batted .265 with 1,964 hits and scored 1,123 runs in his career. He also had 195 home runs and 860 RBI. A two-time All-Star, Bell also won a NL Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger Award.

SCD artist Ronnie Joyner takes a look back Jay Bell, who made an interesting achievement when he first came up to the big leagues, with the Indians. We’ll let Ronnie tell that story.

Jay Bell Toon

 

Auction of the Week

CA_RightPage-box

Collect Auctions Summer Auction

Collect Auctions bidding ends August 6 and bidders can view each lot on our website at www.collectauctions.net. There are more than 1,000 lots of vintage sports cards and sets; what we believe is the strongest unopened lineup any auction house has ever offered. Bidding ends Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. CST (10:00 EST).