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Bobby Bell

 
 
Bobby Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Bobby Bell Marker
Inscription.

Born in Shelby, NC in 1940 to
Pink and Zannie Bell
Attended Cleveland High School
and the University of Minnesota
Father to Tracie, Bobby, Jr., and Joshua

Two-time All-American Linebacker/Defensive End
at the University of Minnesota
College Football's Outland Trophy Winner - 1962
Played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1963 - 1974
Led Kansas City to Super Bowl I appearance
and Super Bowl IV championship
Garnered 26 Career Interceptions returning six for touchdowns and ran back one On-Side Kick
for a touchdown
Six-time AFL All-Star Game Selection
Three-time NFL Pro Bowl Game Selection
Member of the AFL's All-Time Team
Member of the NFL's 1970's All-Decade Team
Member of the Shelby, NC and University of Minnesota Halls of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame - 1993
First Kansas City Chiefs Player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame - 1987
College Football Hall of Fame - 1992
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1995

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
September 2006

 
Erected 2006 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.22′ 
Bobby Bell Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Bobby Bell Marker and Bust
N, 93° 13.001′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: , Springfield MO. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lamar Hunt (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); Len Dawson (here, next to this marker); John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (here, next to this marker); Jackie Marie Stiles (here, next to this marker); Bob Broeg (a few steps from this marker); William Payne Stewart (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bobby Bell at Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bobby Bell Football Statistics. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bobby Bell: Looking to Inspire. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Bobby Bell Interview on YouTube. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Bust of Bobby Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Bobby Bell
. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansSports
 
Bobby Bell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Bobby Bell Monument
First monument to left of walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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