Mel Harder

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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Oct 20, 2002 (93)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Oct 20, 2002 (93)

About

Four-time All-Star pitcher who played his entire 20-year career for the Cleveland Indians before becoming a pitching coach.

Before Fame

He went to high school in North Omaha, Nebraska then signed his first contract with the Cleveland Indians.

Trivia

He was the winner of the second All-Star game in 1934.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Kathryn and Penny, as well as five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Associated With

He taught Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon how to throw a curveball.