This date in Kernels alumni history – August 24, 1959 – Bob Anderson (Cedar Rapids Raiders – 1954) CG SO 5 K’s
On August 24, 1959, Bob Anderson (Cedar Rapids Raiders -1954) led the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 win over the Milwaukee Braves pitching a complete game shutout. Anderson struck out five batters while allowing six hits and one walk.
Bob Anderson posted a 36-46 record with 13 saves and a 4.26 ERA during his 7 year career playing for the Chicago Cubs and Detroit Tigers.
Bob Anderson was a member of the 1954 Cedar Rapids Raiders team that finished in 6th place with a record of 63-72 under manager Bill Prince. Anderson was 3-1 with a 2.92 ERA in 40 innings of work for the Raiders.