On September 13, 1936, At Shibe Park, 17-year-old Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians strikes out 17 Philadelphia A’s in a 5-2 victory. Feller breaks the American League record for most strikeouts in a single game, and matches the major league mark.

After the season, “Bullet Bob” will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.


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