From BR Bullpen
Robert Wesley Steele
- Bats Both, Throws Left
- Height 5' 10½", Weight 175 lb.
- Debut April 17, 1916
- Final Game April 24, 1919
- Born January 5, 1894 in Cassburn, ON CAN
- Died January 27, 1962 in Ocala, FL USA
 Biographical Information
According to a newspaper article, , Bob Steele was nicknamed "Moose" by his St. Louis teammates. The same article says he was born in Montreal, QC on March 29, 1894 and played in the Western Canadian minor leagues; in Moose Jaw, SK in the Twilight League, then went to Victoria in the Northwestern League.
He was purchased by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1914 and went to their farm club in St. Paul. He was also a boxer and an ice skating instructor per the article. It does confirm he was 5' 10 1/2" and 175 lbs.