From the library of Bob Feller, Baseball’s Golden Age by Neal and Constance McCabe.
Octavo, 198pp. Green hardcover, title printed in white. A fine example, free of marks or notations. In the publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, touch of shelf wear.
Gift inscription to Bob Feller from his wife on the front free endpaper: “For Bobby – with love – from Anne / 10-1-00 / +Felix.”
Provenance: The Feller Collection, sold by Premier Auction Galleries of Chesterland, Ohio, March 2022. All items from the home of Bob and Anne Feller, Gates Mills, Ohio.
Bob Feller (1918-2010) was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, playing with the team from 1936-1956, with an interruption to serve in the Navy during World War II. He was an eight-time All-Star and helped the Indians win the World Series in 1948. During his career, he pitched three no-hitters and was the MLB strikeout leader for 7 seasons. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962 and remembered as “the greatest pitcher of his time.”