Bob Feller Baseball Card

Bob Feller Baseball Card

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1954 Bowman Baseball Card #132 featuring Bob Feller.
Pitcher Robert Bob Feller (1918-2010) played Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians from 1936-1941 and from 1945-1956, with the time in-between spent in military service. Compiling a lifetime record of 266-162 with an E.R.A. of 3.25, Feller led the American League in wins six times.
An eight-time All-Star, the right-handed hurler led the league in strikeouts for seven seasons, throwing three no-hitters in his career. In 1948 he helped lead Cleveland to a World Series championship.
Following his playing days, Feller was named the first President of the Major League Baseball’s Players Association (1958.) He was named to Baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1962.
Object Name
Card, Baseball
Date made
1954
thru person
Rinsland, George
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
depicted
Feller, Bob
Associated Name
Cleveland Indians
maker
Bowman Gum Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
CL.310547.021.63
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.021.63
subject
Baseball
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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