Boston Acquires Bell from Tribe

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
June 5, 1967

The Boston Red Sox obtained pitcher Gary Bell from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Don Demeter and first baseman Tony Horton. Bell is a 30-year-old right hander who is in his 10th major league season, all with the Indians. The Indians will be the fifth major league team for Demeter, who is an 11-year veteran. He previously was with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia, and Detroit. Horton, 22, has had three previous trials with the Red Sox but hasn’t been able to crack the Boston lineup.

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