Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


BOB FELLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Today in Tribe History: December 15, 2010

Cleveland icon and hero Bob Feller passes away at the age of 92. “Rapid Robert” played 18 seasons in the Majors and would have played several more, but he sacrificed nearly four years of his playing career to serve the United States with the Navy after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. At the time, he had put together four consecutive All-Star game nods and was the league’s...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber wins Feller Man of the Year Award

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America has named AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber as the Bob Feller Man of the Year. It is the third straight year a pitcher has been honored as the Indians Most Valuable Player. Vinnie Pestano won it in 2012 and Justin Masterson in '13. Kluber, who went 18-9 with a 2.44 earned run average, is the fourth Cy...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Feller Museum Closes Its Doors

It’s been nearly four years since Bob Feller passed, and since then, the Bob Feller Museum in the Hall of Famer’s hometown of Van Meter, Iowa has seem some tough times. “[Feller] truly was the engine that made that place run and with his passing, the museum struggled,” board member Bob DiBiasio told The Des Moines Register. Tuesday, it was announced that the Museum would...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Pitcher’s Mound to the Broadcast Booth

They called Herb Score the “Howitzer.” The lefty mowed down hitters while pitching in the minor leagues in Indianapolis in 1954, leading people to consider him the heir to Bob Feller, who was then closing in on retirement. In Indianapolis, Score went 22–5 and struck out 330 batters. Score’s rookie year of 1955 was one for the books. He won 16 games and struck out 245 batters...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 20, 1954

The Indians win their eleventh game in a row for the second time this season in a 7-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Stadium. Bob Feller improves to 13-3 on the season after allowing three runs on eight hits in six and one-third innings. Already having clinched the AL pennant, Cleveland’s 109th win increases their league lead to a season-high nine games. Larry...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Swisher finalist for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Indians first baseman/designated hitter Nick Swisher is one of the six finalists among Major League Baseball players for the second annual Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. Swisher has participated in USO tours to Afghanistan for forward-deployed troops and is active in the Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Homefront. Swisher and his wife, Joanna, also visited troops in Afghanistan...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 1, 1951

Veteran Bob Feller pitches the third no-hitter of his career, tying the record (at that time) of Cy Young and Larry Corcoran, as he beats Detroit’s Bob Cain, 2 – 1. Feller loses his shutout in the fourth when Johnny Lipon reaches on an error, swipes second base, goes to third on a errant pickoff, and scores on a sacrifice fly. Rookie Bob Chakales shuts out the Tigers in the nightcap...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Feller baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

VAN METER, Iowa (AP) -- Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches. As the owner of "Fat Randi's" Bar and Grill -- the "Fat" being her ex-husband, she jokes -- the infectiously convivial Van Rees turned a dive bar into a destination spot for a town just south...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Reliving Yesteryear: April 16, 1940 — Bob Feller’s Opening Day No-Hitter

“Hey hon, I need an opening line for an article.” My wife’s eyes rose to mine, her posture at the kitchen table held in a subtle, Sunday crossword lean. With a mischievous smile: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe Madness: The Final Four

Our IBI Tribe Madness tournament continues through the Final Four matchups to determine the two players who will face off against one another in the finals.  For an overview of how the tournament works, go here. Of the four finalists, all were either #1 or #2 seeds in their respective regions.  Also three of the four are pitchers for a franchise rich in pitching history. One of...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Five breakout stars in 2014

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

Five things learned about NBA on X-Mas

What if Bear Bryant coached in the NFL?

Carmelo Anthony: The Knicks are dying

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Year's most notable sports media stories

'Roberto Gronkowski wishes fans Feliz Navidad

Are the Seahawks back on track?

Wright reaches out to slain officer's sons

Q&A with Rich Eisen; TNF, DirecTV and living in LA

Dan Le Batard sums up Miami's relationship with LeBron

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.