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For Feller, Navy was easy decision

Originally Published: November 12, 2009
By Mary Buckheit | Special to Page 2

Editor's note: Every day this week, in honor of Veterans Day, Page 2 will feature a story by or about a prominent athlete who also served in the United States armed forces.

Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Feller turned 91 years old on Nov. 3. "I had another birthday. They keep coming faster as you get older," he told me the day after, on the phone from his Ohio farm home.

Although he is several decades removed from his playing career -- he made his major league debut with ...

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