Bob Feller - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bob Feller



Robert William Andrew Feller
(Rapid Robert; Heater from Van Meter)

Born: November 3, 1918 in Van Meter, IA
Died: December 15, 2010 in Cleveland, OH
          (92 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• High School: Van Meter HS (Van Meter, IA)
• Buried: Gates Mills -- North Cemetery (Gates Mills, OH)
• Played in the Major Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
RP
2
1936
1937
HML/ML3
1.0
0.1
0.1
0.8
-0.0
2
RP
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
3
RP
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
4
RF
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.6
0.4
0.3
0.0
-0.1
5
2B
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.6
0.1
0.5
0.0
0.1
6
LF
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.5
0.2
0.3
0.0
-0.0
7
1B
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
8
RP
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.3
0.0
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
9
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
10
1B
2
1936
1937
ML3/HML
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
11
C
1
1936
1936
HML
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
12
C
2
1937
1946
BFS/ML3
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
13
C
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
14
3B
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
15
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
16
RP
1
1936
1936
HML
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
17
-
1
1946
1946
BFS
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
18
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
19
-
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
20
-
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
21
RP
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
SS
2
1936
1937
HML/ML3
-0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
23
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
24
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
25
SS
1
1936
1936
HML
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
26
LF
2
1936
1937
HML/ML3
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
27
RF
2
1936
1937
HML/ML3
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
28
-
1
1937
1937
ML3
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
29
-
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
30
-
1
1936
1936
HML
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
31
3B
1
1936
1936
HML
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
32
2B
1
1936
1936
HML
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
33
SS
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.4
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.1
34
-
2
1936
1937
HML/ML3
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
35
CF
1
1936
1936
HML
-0.5
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
36
-
1
1946
1946
BFS
-0.6
-0.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.0

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