Eddie Rommel Photo

Eddie Rommel

Born: Sep 13, 1897

Death: Aug 26, 1970

Birthplace: Baltimore

Profession: Umpire

Nationality: United States

Eddie Rommel

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1897
Date of Death : Aug 26, 1970
Birth Place : Baltimore

Edwin Americus Rommel was an American right-handed pitcher and umpire in Major League Baseball. He spent his entire playing career with the Philadelphia Athletics. He is considered to be the "father" of the modern knuckleball.


  • Umpire
  • Baseball player
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