|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» September 3, 1925:
The Cardinals score five runs in the 9th to break the first-place Pirates 9-game win streak, winning 9–3. Rogers Hornsby, the majors leading hitter at .387, has three hits including his 37th homer of the year to pace the attack. Babe Adams, who takes over for Emil Yde in the 9th, is hammered for four hits and five runs, but the loss goes to Yde. Art Reinhart is the winner.
» September 16, 1926: At Philadelphia, the Cards sweep a pair from the Phils to tie for first place. They open with a 23–3 pasting, a game in which 36 players are used, 22 by the Phils. The Cards plate 12 runs in the 3rd inning, with all the Cardinals getting a hit except Billy Southworth, who is robbed of a double by Freddy Leach's catch. Taylor Douthit has a walk and single, two stolen bases, and two runs scored in the game. Flint Rhem is the winning pitcher. The Cards lighten up in game 2, winning 10–2, behind Art Reinhart.
» September 9, 1928: The Cards blow a 7–3 lead and lose to Pittsburgh, 8–7. Their lead is cut to two 1/2 games. Pete Alexander blows the lead, but the loss goes to reliever Art Reinhart. Hafey and Bottomley homer for the Cards, but the Bucs answer with the seven hits from the Waners. Paul, leading the National League with .381, has four of them.