Bob Lemon
FameRank: 4

"As Player"

* Cleveland Indians (–, –)

"As Manager"

* Kansas City Royals (–)

* Chicago White Sox (–)

* New York Yankees (–, –)


* 7× Major League Baseball All-Star Game/All-Star (1948 Major League Baseball All-Star Game/1948–1954 Major League Baseball All-Star Game/1954)

* 2× World Series champion (, )

* 3× List of Major League Baseball wins champions#American League/AL wins champion (1950, 1954, 1955)

*List of Major League Baseball strikeout champions#American League/AL strikeout champion (1950)

* Pitched a no-hitter on June 30, 1948

* Cleveland Indians#Retired numbers/Cleveland Indians #21 retired

/hofdate=Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, 1976/1976

/hofvote=78.61% (twelfth ballot)


"Robert Granville "Bob" Lemon" (September 22, 1920 – January 11, 2000) was an United States/American right-handed pitcher and manager (baseball)/manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). Lemon was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum/National Baseball Hall of Fame as a player in 1976.

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