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“See ball; hit ball”: Josh Bell Delivers for the Pirates in Little League Classic

Josh Bell led the Pirates to a win, starting with a two run homer in the first. Photo Credit: David Hague
“See ball; hit ball”: Josh Bell Delivers for the Pirates in Little League Classic
Sean McCool

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - What's the best advice you received as a Little Leaguer?

"See ball; hit ball," Josh Bell responded to the question on the newly installed video board at Historic Bowman Field. "That was my philosophy."

Rather than giving said advice to the Little Leaguers that "JB" met today, Bell shared photos from Instagram and Snapchat with the team from New Jersey that he met. However, it's appropriate that, while celebrating the spirit of the game at the Little League Classic on Sunday night in Williamsport, Bell's theories on hitting were being executed at the highest level.

Josh Bell went 2-for-4, including a first inning monster home run to right center field that gave the Pirates an early 3-0 lead over the Cardinals. Bell drove a 1-0 pitch from Cardinals starter Mike L...

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Sean McCool

Sean joined Pirates Prospects before the 2015 season began, covering the Altoona Curve. During the day, he is a marketing professional for Penn Highlands Community College in Johnstown, PA. Sean also dabbles with the guitar, emcees weddings, and plays disc golf.

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