Robert William Andrew Feller (Rapid Robert or Heater from Van Meter)
Born: November 3, 1918 in Van Meter, IA
High School: Van Meter HS (Van Meter, IA)
Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1936. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 19, 1936 (Age 17.259) vs. WSH 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1936 season [*]
Team: Indians 1936-1956
Final Game: September 30, 1956 (Age 37.332) vs. DET 9.0 IP, 14 H, 0 SO, 3 BB, 8 ER, L
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1962 (150/160 ballots).
View Bob Feller Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: December 15, 2010 in Cleveland, OH
Buried: Gates Mills - North Cemetery, Gates Mills, OH
Relatives: Cousin of Hal Manders
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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