Bob Feller Bob Feller's blazing fastball set the standard against which all of his successors have been judged. He led the American League in strikeouts on seven occasions, including the 1946 season, when he fanned 346. He struck out 17 batters in a game as a Cleveland rookie in 1936, and topped that mark with 18 Ks in a contest in 1938. Feller compiled 266 career victories and 2,581 strikeouts despite missing four of his prime seasons due to service in the Navy. He authored three no-hitters and shares the Major League record with 12 one-hitters.
Bob Feller signing items for the MLB.com Ultimate Card Show 56K |
Feller talks about earning a save in his first All-Star Game appearance in 1939 56K |
Rapid Robert remembers when his fastball outraced a motorcycle in Chicago 56K |