On September 13, 1936 — Indians teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller ties the major league record and sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters as he two-hits the A’s, 5 – 2. After the season, “Bullet Bob” will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 13
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