Bob Steele

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Robert Wesley Steele

  • Bats Both, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

The article that shows Steele as a boxer and an ice skating instructor

According to a newspaper article, [1], Bob Steele was nicknamed "Moose" by his St. Louis teammates. The same article says he was born in Montreal, QC on March 29, 1894 and played in the Western Canadian minor leagues; in Moose Jaw, SK in the Twilight League, then went to Victoria in the Northwestern League.

He was purchased by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1914 and went to their farm club in St. Paul. He was also a boxer and an ice skating instructor per the article. It does confirm he was 5' 10 1/2" and 175 lbs.

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