Robert Adam Bloss

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Trinity Lutheran Church
1190 Valley Forge Road
Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Service Time: 12:00 PM

Interment at: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery

1:00 pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
1905 Broad St.
East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Additional Obit Info

Bob was born and raised in Erie, PA, and has been a resident of Plymouth Township since 1964. He was a devoted member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Fairview Village, PA. Bob was a graduate of Temple University and after earning his degree, he pioneered WHYY in Wilmington, DE. He then became a Sports Writer for the Times Herald, followed by a long career as a Merchandising Manager for TV Guide. Bob was a freelance baseball journalist who began his writing career in 1960. He has played the role of announcer as well as reporter and is a member of the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association and SABR, the Society of American Baseball Research. Once a slow, second-string high school outfielder in Erie, PA, who could hit a curve ball only when he knew it was coming—and then not very far—Bloss then chronicled baseball and baseball managing. He is the author of "Baseball Managers" and "Rookies of the Year".
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