January 11, 2011

Hall of Fame Baseball Pitcher Bob Feller Dead at 92

Feller was a 17-year-old farm boy from Van Meter, Iowa, who signed onto the major leagues in 1936.  The famous ball player died at 92, after being diagnosed with leukemia in August.  His accomplishments included being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as pitcher who won 266 games. He was also a World War II hero with five campaign ribbons and eight battle stars. In July of 1936, Feller first caught the eye of […]