Sport: Cream Pitchers

Bob Feller's fast ball is fast. It was timed recently and registered a speed of ico m.p.h. Last year, his fifth in major-league baseball. Bob Feller won 27 games for the Cleveland Indians—a record unmatched by any other big-leaguer. He also led the American League in strike-outs (263) and earned-run averages (2.62). Some experts consider 22-year-old Bob Feller the pitchin'est pitcher that ever lived.

To Indian Owner Alva Bradley, Bob Feller is an excellent investment. On days when Feller is scheduled to pitch, ballpark attendance swells 50% to 200%. Last week, when Robert William Andrew Feller signed his contract for the coming...

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