Robert K. "Bobby" Ball (August 26, 1925, Phoenix, Arizona – February 27, 1954, Phoenix) was a United States race driver. He ran in the Indianapolis 500 twice, recording a fifth place in his first 500 in 1951.
In early 1953, Ball was running in a sprint car race in Los Angeles when he suffered severe head injuries in an accident. He remained in a coma for 14 months, before dying of an infection.
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