Sport: Stellar Feller

A year ago Bob Feller had the baseball experts stumped. The Iowa schoolboy, who had startled the baseball world in 1936 by striking out 76 men in his first 62 innings of major-league play and was thereupon hailed as the greatest pitching prodigy of the decade, had apparently lost his stuff in his second year as a regular pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.

Some said "The Kid" had been overworked by the turnstile-wooing Indians; others said he had become quaky on his pinnacle of fame. Some said he was bat-shy because one of his...

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