» May 28, 1923: Houston Buffalo slugger Les Bell ties a minor league record for most doubles in a game by clanging five straight in a Texas League game against Dallas.
» September 22, 1926: The Cardinals, led by Les Bell's ML record-tying three triples and a double, roll by the Dodgers, 15–7, to increase their 1st place lead of Cincy to two 1/2 games. Rookie Tommy Thevenow and Jim Bottomley chip in with home runs. For Thevenow, it is his 2nd homer in six days, again an inside-the-park drive. He'll play another 12 years—3351 at bats—and never hit another homer.
» October 7, 1926: With the Series tied at 2–2, 39,552 pack Sportsman's Park to watch Herb Pennock and Bill Sherdel duel again. The Cards score first on a double by Jim Bottomley and single by Les Bell. Ragged play costs the Cards a run in the 6th. Tied 2–2 in the 10th, Mark Koenig singles, takes 2B on a wild pitch, and after a sacrifice, comes home on Tony Lazzeri's long fly for a 3–2 Yankees win.
» May 26, 1929: Two pinch hitters supply the holiday fireworks: Les Bell for the Braves, off Carl Hubbell, and Pat Crawford for the Giants, off Socks Seibold, hit grand slams in New York's 15–8 victory. New York plates nine runs in the 6th inning to break a 2–2 tie.