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BOB FELLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Robinson, Feller Shared Complicated, Connected Bond

Though they came from wildly different backgrounds – and never faced each other in a game that counted – Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson were inextricably linked by the brotherhood of baseball. Before he broke the color line, Robinson played in barnstorming tours that included Rapid Robert. Both had very well-defined opinions – and weren’t shy about sharing them. And both...
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Bruce named a finalist for Feller Act of Valor award

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce was named a finalist for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. It is the second time Bruce has been nominated for the award.  The award honors a current MLB player who who possess the values, integrity and dedication to serving their country that Bob Feller himself displayed. Feller was one of the first athletes to enlist in the army after...
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Trevor Bauer nominated for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Editor’s Note: Much like the Cleveland Indians season, we are experiencing some issues today at WFNY. We are aware that there are some image loading problems and are working dutifully to correct these technical issues. Thank you for your patience. It’s not a Cy Young, but Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has been nominated for another award named after an all-time great...
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Today in Tribe History: April 30, 1946

1946 – Bob Feller adds a second no-hitter to his long list of accomplishments already in his career as he blanks the Yankees in New York, 1-0. The Yankees seemed to have runners on base throughout the game, but Feller kept them from scoring. Solo walks in each of the first four innings and again in the sixth created opportunities that the Bronx Bombers were unable to cash in on...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Feller and Hegan Lead Tribe to Opening Day Victory; Indians 4, Browns 0

April 20, 1948 The Cleveland Indians started the much-anticipated 1948 season with a decisive 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Browns this afternoon in front of 73,163 fans at Cleveland Municipal Stadium. Bob Feller, making his sixth opening day start, dazzled the crowd and held the Browns at bay, allowing only two hits and walking two while shutting out St. Louis.  He received all...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Feller’s Career Reduced to a Trophy Case

Somewhere deep below the surface at Gates Mills North Cemetery in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Bob Feller is spinning in his grave. Back in November, the folks at the Bob Feller Museum in Van Meter, Iowa announced they would be closing up shop. But then, there was good news…the site would will stay open (kinda of) doubling as the town’s new City Hall and as a shrine to the Hall of...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Feller museum to close in Van Meter Iowa

I never knew there was a Bob Feller museum in his hometown of Van Meter Iowa, but today I found out it was closing. I also didn’t know where Van Meter Iowa was, but it’s just over 680 miles away from the Bob Feller statue outside of Progressive Field. It’s about a 10 hour drive due West. It’s an interesting read about how the museum stayed open each year. “We would have...
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February 17, 2015  |  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...
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November 20, 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...
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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...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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