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They say I was born too soon. I say the doors were opened too late.

James "Cool Papa" Bell
Homestead Grays
OF

I remember one game I got five hits and stole five bases, but none of it was written down because they forgot to bring the scorebook to the game that day.

James "Cool Papa" Bell
Homestead Grays
OF

Because of baseball, I smelled the rose of life.

James "Cool Papa" Bell
Homestead Grays
OF

If they don't put Turkey Stearnes in the Hall of Fame, they shouldn't put anybody in.

On Norman Thomas "Turkey" Stearnes, centerfielder for the Detroit Stars of the Negro National League (Stearnes was eventually inducted into the HOF in 2000)

James "Cool Papa" Bell
Homestead Grays
OF
Contributed by: Jonathan Chapman

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