Hall of Famer Bob Feller, 91, is being treated in Cleveland for leukemia. He said he is feeling better and the treatment seems to be working.
I've met Feller a couple of times and liked him. Many people think he's a bitter, salty old coot but I found him to be anything but.
Feller is very opinionated and opinionated people tend to rub those who don't agree with them the wrong way.
I'm guessing, had there been sports talk radio back when Feller retired, he would have made a great host. Opinionated people don't tend to be boring.
I've also been to Van Meter, Iowa, Feller's home town. While driving to Chicago a few years back on I-70, I saw a small sign for the Bob Feller Museum. I made the side trip and visited the small museum. Neat place.
Feller is also the third oldest living Hall of Famer with Lee McPhail and Bobby Doerr both 92.