Bob Feller

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Robert William Andrew Feller (November 3, 1918 – December 15, 2010), nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter", "Bullet Bob", and "Rapid Robert", was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians. Feller pitched from 1936 to 1941 and from 1945 to 1956, interrupted only by a four-year sojourn in the Navy. In a career spanning 570 games, Feller pitched 3,827 innings and posted a win–loss record of 266–162, with 279 complete games, 44 shutouts, and a 3.25 earned run average (ERA).

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2009
Prime 9 (TV Show)
Himself

2008
Himself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony

2008
Himself

2004
ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Show)
Himself

1999
ESPN SportsCentury (TV Show)
Himself

1998
Himself - interviewee

1994
Baseball (TV Show)
Himself

1993
Himself

1991
When It Was a Game (TV Movie)
Himself

1990
VFW Man

1981
Himself - AL Honorary Captain

1980
Himself

1950
Himself - AL Pitcher

1949
Bob Feller - Cleveland Indians Pitcher

1948
1948 World Series (TV Show)
Himself - Cleveland Indians Pitcher

Self

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Quotes

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List of Bob Feller quotes.

Ted Williams was the greatest hitter I ever saw, but DiMaggio was the greatest all around player.


If you believe your catcher is intelligent and you know that he has considerable experience, it is a good thing to leave the game almost entirely in his hands.


I'm no hero. Heroes don't come back. Survivors return home. Heroes never come home. If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not.


Dating History

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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Bob Feller.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1936 CLE 5-3 3.34 14 8 5 0 1 62 52 29 23 47 76
1937 CLE 9-7 3.39 26 19 9 0 1 148 116 68 56 106 150
1938 CLE 17-11 4.08 39 36 20 2 1 277 225 136 126 208 240
1939 CLE 24-9 2.85 39 35 24 4 1 296 227 105 94 142 246
1940 CLE 27-11 2.61 43 37 31 4 4 320 245 102 93 118 261
1941 CLE 25-13 3.15 44 40 28 6 2 343 284 129 120 194 260
1945 CLE 5-3 2.50 9 9 7 1 0 72 50 21 20 35 59
1946 CLE 26-15 2.18 48 42 36 10 4 371 277 101 90 153 348
1947 CLE 20-11 2.68 42 37 20 5 3 299 230 97 89 127 196
1948 CLE 19-15 3.56 44 38 18 2 3 280 255 123 111 116 164
1949 CLE 15-14 3.75 36 28 15 0 0 211 198 104 88 84 108
1950 CLE 16-11 3.43 35 34 16 3 0 247 230 105 94 103 119
1951 CLE 22-8 3.50 33 32 16 4 0 249 239 105 97 95 111
1952 CLE 9-13 4.74 30 30 11 0 0 191 219 124 101 83 81
1953 CLE 10-7 3.59 25 25 10 1 0 175 163 78 70 60 60
1954 CLE 13-3 3.09 19 19 9 1 0 140 127 53 48 39 59
1955 CLE 4-4 3.47 25 11 2 1 0 83 71 43 32 31 25
1956 CLE 0-4 4.97 19 4 2 0 1 58 63 34 32 23 18
Career 266-162 - 570 484 279 44 21 - 3271 1557 1384 1764 2581

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Bob Feller.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1936 CLE 14 - 0 5 0 0 1.000
1937 CLE 26 - 0 27 2 1 0.931
1938 CLE 39 - 8 37 3 1 0.938
1939 CLE 39 - 8 44 3 2 0.945
1940 CLE 43 - 5 34 2 2 0.951
1941 CLE 44 - 12 50 1 1 0.984
1945 CLE 9 - 7 4 0 0 1.000
1946 CLE 48 - 13 47 1 2 0.984
1947 CLE 42 - 17 50 1 2 0.985
1948 CLE 44 - 16 39 2 1 0.965
1949 CLE 36 - 12 19 1 2 0.969
1950 CLE 35 - 8 23 0 2 1.000
1951 CLE 33 - 6 32 2 2 0.950
1952 CLE 30 - 13 34 3 1 0.940
1953 CLE 25 - 10 31 0 5 1.000
1954 CLE 19 19 140 7 15 0 2 1.000
1955 CLE 25 11 83 2 11 3 2 0.813
1956 CLE 19 4 58 2 8 1 0 0.909
Career 570 34 - 146 510 25 28 -

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Bob Feller.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1936 CLE 14 22 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.136 0.136 0.136
1937 CLE 26 53 1 9 1 1 0 9 0 3 17 0.170 0.214 0.226
1938 CLE 39 94 6 17 3 1 0 13 0 11 32 0.181 0.267 0.234
1939 CLE 39 99 14 21 5 1 0 7 0 14 35 0.212 0.316 0.283
1940 CLE 43 115 7 18 5 1 2 12 0 8 45 0.157 0.211 0.270
1941 CLE 44 120 11 18 1 4 1 12 0 8 44 0.150 0.209 0.250
1945 CLE 9 25 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 12 0.160 0.250 0.160
1946 CLE 48 124 9 16 1 1 0 7 0 9 49 0.129 0.188 0.153
1947 CLE 42 98 8 18 3 2 0 7 0 8 38 0.184 0.245 0.255
1948 CLE 44 95 1 9 2 0 0 3 0 1 39 0.095 0.113 0.116
1949 CLE 36 72 7 17 2 1 2 10 0 2 23 0.236 0.257 0.375
1950 CLE 35 83 7 10 0 1 2 5 1 5 33 0.120 0.170 0.217
1951 CLE 33 81 10 10 1 0 0 3 0 8 36 0.123 0.202 0.136
1952 CLE 30 60 5 7 2 0 1 8 0 8 31 0.117 0.221 0.200
1953 CLE 25 56 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 6 23 0.107 0.194 0.125
1954 CLE 19 48 6 9 1 0 0 1 0 4 17 0.188 0.250 0.208
1955 CLE 25 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0.048 0.091 0.048
1956 CLE 19 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0.000 0.059 0.000
Career 570 1282 99 193 28 13 8 99 1 100 505 - - -




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