Bob Feller
Robert William Andrew Feller
(Rapid Robert)
 
Born: November 3, 1918 in Van Meter, IA
Died: December 15, 2010 - 92 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 185
(legend)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1962
- Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an Amateur Free Agent in 1936
- Served in the Navy during World War II
- High School: Van Meter (Van Meter, IA)

Awards
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Most Valuable Player
 
Cy Young Award
Voting
Year Vote
Rnk
WAR WAR
Rnk
3
9.8
1
2
9.8
1
3
8.1
4
6
9.6
2
8
5.4
7
23
1.1
81
5
2.8
41
By WAR
Year WAR WAR
Rnk
5.2
9
9.8
1
9.8
1
8.1
4
9.6
2
5.4
7
Career
63.6
143
Voting
Year Vote
Rnk
WAR WAR
Rnk
By WAR
Year WAR WAR
Rnk
5.1
4
9.3
1
9.9
1
8.1
2
9.9
1
5.1
4
4.3
4
Career
65.2
42
All-Star
 
Rookie of the Year
Selections
Year Pos WAR WAR
Rnk
SP
5.2
3
SP
9.8
1
SP
9.8
1
SP
8.1
2
SP
9.6
1
SP
5.4
4
SP
1.1
32
SP
4.0
8
By WAR
Year Pos WAR WAR
Rnk
SP
5.2
3
SP
9.8
1
SP
9.8
1
SP
8.1
2
SP
9.6
1
SP
5.4
4
Career
SP
63.6
45
Voting
Year Vote
Rnk
WAR WAR
Rnk
By WAR
Year WAR WAR
Rnk
1.2
8
Gold Glove
 
Silver Slugger
Awards Won
Year Pos DRA DRA
Rnk
By DRA
Year Pos DRA DRA
Rnk
Awards Won
Year Pos WAR WAR
Rnk
By WAR
Year Pos WAR WAR
Rnk
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James