(1) Bob is a descendant of Robert The Bruce of Scotland and the notorious stagecoach robber Charles Boles, aka: Black Bart.
(2) Bob played organized baseball from 5 to 19 years old and even tried out for the Cincinnati Reds when he was 15.
(3) Bob got both his nose and finger broken while playing first base . . . by the same pitcher on a pitch-out . . . two years apart.