Bell once scored a run from first base on a sacrifice bunt.
On June 15, 1958, Don was traded by the Dodgers to the Cincinnati Reds for Johnny Klippstein, Steve Bilko, Art Fowler and Charlie Rabe.
Don had 1,129 strikeouts in his career including a league-leading 164 in 1951.
Don played in the World Series three times, 1949, 1955 and 1956.
Don's last MLB game was on October 1, 1960.
On May 29, 1956, Don ended Dale Long's Major League record of eight consecutive games with a home run.
In 1962, Don and Larry Doby signed with the Chunichi Dragons. They became the first former MLB players to play for a professional Japanese team.
Don is the first and only player to win the Cy Young, MVP and Rookie of the Year awards in their career.
Don was the first African-American to win 20 games in a season in MLB history.
On May 02, 1949, Don made his first career start. He shutout the Cincinnati Reds winning the game 3-0.
Don bats left but throws right.
Don is 6'4" and weighed 225 pounds.
Don was an All-Star in 1949-1951 and again in 1955.
Don: God knows Jackie must have been a prophet, because things certainly got better.
Don: I still am bitter to a large degree, but then I think about what Jackie Robinson once told me. He said, 'You've got to change one letter in that word. Change the 'i' to an 'e.' Forget about bitter, try to make things better.'
Dr. King said, 'You, Jackie and Roy will never know how much easier you made it for me by what you did for baseball.' Imagine that.
Don: Ladies and gentlemen, something happened one day. Kenesaw Mountain Landis died. He died, and things changed.
Don: If it weren't for Buzzie Bavasi, I'd have had nothing in baeball.
Don: I throw the ball as hard as ever, but it just takes longer to get to the plate.