Rapid Robert Feller, the Iowa farm boy who was the first pitcher to race his fastball against a motorcyle (his fastball won), is as folksy and prickly as Wilford Brimley on a morning when the Quaker Oats box is empty. Lotsa changes since Bob hung ’em up in the mid-1950s, most of ’em not fer the good: ”You see runners stealing bases in the ninth inning with a ten-run lead. Why? To build up their individual numbers so they’ll make more money.” You might want to argue, but you can sense it would do no good.
Full Review >>