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Bob Feller is one of the most revered figures in baseball. He joined the Cleveland Indians in 1936, when he was sixteen years old. At the peak of his career, he enlisted in the Navy and went on to become a World War II hero, receiving six battle citations aboard the USS Alabama. After being discharged in 1945, he rejoined the Indians and played with them until 1956. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Feller's wit and wisdom are sought by CEOs, military leaders, baseball players and officials, and fans alike. His is also one of the most sought-after autographs in baseball, from New York to California, from old-timers to today's generation.

Burton Rocks, a seasoned freelance sportswriter and graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, is the coauthor of A King's Legacy: The Clyde King Story (also from Contemporary Books). He is a member of the New York Friar's Club.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Feller, Bob, 1918-Baseball players United States Biography, Baseball players United States Anecdotes