Longtime MLB Ump Wally Bell Dies

Veteran umpire Wally Bell passed away in his Ohio hometown last night, apparently after suffering a heart attack. Bell, 48 years old, had 21 years of MLB experience and had most recently worked the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS. » 10/15/13 1:03pm 10/15/13 1:03pm

Better Know An Umpire: Wally Bell

Welcome to Better Know An Umpire, an effort to educate ourselves on the human elements who have ultimate decision-making power over some 2,500 Major League Baseball games a year. (All cumulative statistics are through the 2011 season, unless otherwise stated.) » 4/19/12 3:00pm 4/19/12 3:00pm