Autograph Of The Week: Bob Feller

On April 16, 1940, Bob Feller was pitching for the Cleveland Indians in forty-seven degree weather on Opening Day at the White Sox Comiskey Park.

Feller's 1-0 no hitter was the first on Opening Day since Red Ames had one for the Giants in 1909, and Baseball Almanac is pleased to present his autograph!

"Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is." - Bob Feller
Autograph of the Week

3rd Week of April Recipient

Bob Feller Autograph

Card
Topps Baseball Archives

Card Number
54

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Reprint of 1953 Topps.



Did you know that Bob Feller was the first pitcher from the twentieth century to hurl three no-hitters ?

Read quotations from and about this magnificent hurler. See who he thought the best hitter was and what Walter Johnson said about him!

Several fans know Bob Feller struck out fifteen batters in his first start. But, did you know he hit his first home run on May 24, 1940 off Elden Auker ?

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