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Bell, Mattylocked

(22 February 1899–30 June 1983)
  • Douglas A. Noverr


Bell, Matty (22 February 1899–30 June 1983), athlete and college coach and administrator, was born William Madison Bell in Alvarado, Texas, the son of Ruben Edwin Bell, a dry goods store operator, and Elizabeth Morgan. As a teenager Bell adopted the nickname Matty because he admired professional baseball pitcher ...

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