Edwin Americus Rommel was born September 13, 1897 – died August 26, 1970.  Rommel was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who spent his entire career with the Philadelphia Athletics from 1920 to 1932. He is considered to be the “father” of the modern knuckleball. After retiring as a player he went on to have a successful second career as a major league umpire. Rommel became an aide to Maryland governor J. Millard Tawes after retiring as an umpire. He died in Baltimore after a lengthy illness at age 72.


Original Eddie Rommel Autograph, Signed on Cut Paper. Approx. size 2 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches. Regular Price – $ 395.00 / Sale Price – $ 148.00.

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