|Born: July 16, 1897|
Mt. Sherman, Kentucky
|Died: June 7, 1949 (aged 51)|
|April 16, 1924, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 23, 1934, for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||3.69|
|Career highlights and awards|
Herman S. "Hi" Bell (July 16, 1897 – June 7, 1949) was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 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 a 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.
Bell died from a coronary occlusion in 1949 at age 51 and is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles.