From the library of Bob Feller, The Story of Baseball by John M. Rosenburg.
Octavo, , 176pp. Illustrated hardcover. Wear to both joints, some separation of glassine as expected. Light shelf wear. Includes a library stamp from the “Feller Library” on front free endpaper, with “Cincinnati, Ohio” written below the stamp.
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.”