The text on the Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque for Bob Feller:
ROBERT WILLIAM ANDREW FELLER
CLEVELAND A.L. 1936 TO 1941
1945 TO 1956
PITCHED 3 NO-HIT GAMES IN A.L., 12 ONE HIT GAMES.
SET MODERN STRIKEOUT RECORD WITH 18 IN GAME, 348 FOR SEASON.
LED A.L. IN VICTORIES 6 (ONE TIE)SEASONS.
LIFETIME RECORD: WON 266, LOST 162,
E.R. AVERAGE 3.25, STRUCKOUT 2581.
You can find detailed statistics for the years 1936-1956 at the Baseball Hall of Fame web site.
Bob Feller was elected to the Hall of fame with 150 votes of 160 ballots cast: 93.75%
The other 10 votes must have come from sportswriters who were Yankee fans. The team-focused and competitive Feller was quoted as saying, "I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no-hit game."
More career statistics and higlights are available at the official Bob Feller Museum web site
Bob Feller's Little Black Book of Baseball Wisdom (by Bob Feller with Burton Rocks) is loaded with "Down-to-earth advice for baseball fans of any generation."
Click on the book jacket to see more about the book, including 28 sample pages.
"In this handy volume, the sharp-tongued Hall of Famer offers philosophical, anecdotal, and candid reflections on baseball and everyday American life."
More Bob Feller books:
Bob Feller's Strikeout Story
Now Pitching Bob Feller
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