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Bob Feller

Death of Father of 'Tommy John Surgery' Highlights Tommy John's Hall of Fame Credentials

Al Eisele | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports
Al Eisele

Tommy John won more games than 39 of the 59 pitchers enshrined in Cooperstown, including such greats as Bob Feller, Sandy Koufax, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Catfish Hunter, Jim Palmer, Jim Bunning and Don Drysdale.

Why Kansas City Swing Means So Much to Me

Trey Ellis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Trey Ellis

He was famous among black fans who watched him play and white fans who would read about him in the paper. When he finally was called into the major leagues in his forties, by far the oldest rookie ever, he said this: "Age is a matter of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter."

2120 South Michigan Avenue: Chatting With George Thorogood

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

George Thorogood's 17th studio album -- 2120 South Michigan Avenue -- is an obvious tribute to Chess Records. He recently told me the story behind it.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.01.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The hottest ticket in sports? Today's Cricket World Cup final in Mumbai between India and Sri Lanka. $10,000 on the black market.

Bob Feller's Famous Motorcycle Test

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Bob Feller agreed to the stunt because he was as curious as everybody else. How fast could he throw a baseball? Of course, this was before radar guns. So the MLB devised a motorcycle test.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants to set up his own college football playoff. He's certainly got the resources.

Baseball Legend Dies At 92

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Bob Feller, the Iowa farm boy whose powerful right arm earned him the nickname "Rapid Robert" and made him one of baseball's greates...

MLB Hall Of Famer In Hospice

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Indians Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller has been moved from a hospital to hospice care. The 92-year-old Feller, who was recently ad...

Hall Of Fame Pitcher Hospitalized

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller is improving after being hospitalized with pneumonia. Feller was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic l...

Pitching Legend Bob Feller Has Threatening Disease

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Bob Feller, the third-oldest living member of the Baseball Hall of Famer, is being treated for leukemia. The 91-year-old Feller was...