Herman “Hi” Bell – Last to Start Both Games of Doubleheader



Herman S. “Hi” Bell (July 16, 1897 – June 7, 1949) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of eight seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Giants. For his career, he compiled a 32–34 record in 221 appearances, most as a relief pitcher, with an 3.69 earned run average and 191 strikeouts. Bell was a member of three National League pennant winners (1926, 1930 & 1933), winning two World Series with the 1926 Cardinals and the 1933 Giants. In World Series play, he recorded no decisions in three appearances, with a 4.50 earned run average and 1 strikeout. On July 19, 1924, Bell became the last pitcher in Major League history to start and win both ends of a double header.