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Ritter | Lawrence and Honig | Donald [Bob Feller Collection]

The Image of Their Greatness

First Edition


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From the library of baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, Bob Feller, The Images of Their Greatness by Lawrence Ritter and Donald Honig.

Octavo, ix, 374pp. Black cloth, title stamped in gilt. Solid text block, free of marks or notations. In the publisher’s dust jacket, price-clipped, light shelf wear.

Gift inscription to Bob Feller from his wife on the front free endpaper: “To Bobby – Happy Father’s Day. June 17, 1979 / with love, Anne. (Fresno, Cal.)”

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.”

Additional information

Location Published

New York


Crown Publishers, Inc.


First Edition

Date Published





Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Very Good


Ritter | Lawrence and Honig | Donald [Bob Feller Collection]


[Bob Feller Collection]

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Donald Ritter, Lawrence and Honig