7 episodes

This podcast explores the lives of baseball players who died tragically young.

dead ball - tragedies in baseball history Tim Scott

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This podcast explores the lives of baseball players who died tragically young.

    Arky Vaughn

    Arky Vaughn

    Arky Vaughn was a nine time all star and the premier shortstop in the National League from 1932 until 1948. Vaughn spent most of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates although he also played several years for the great Brooklyn Dodgers teams of the 1940s. Vaughn retired from baseball in 1948. He would lose his life a short time later. The Dead Ball podcast was created by Tim Scott. This weeks episode was written and hosted by Nina Innsted. Chuck Walters is our technical advisor and audio engineer. Please join us on Facebook. #pirates #dodgers.

    For more information on baseball history visit https://sabr.org/

    • 19 min
    Sam Rice

    Sam Rice

    Washington Nationals star Sam Rice overcame tragedy and WWI to become one of the most talented and beloved players in major league history The Dead Ball Podcast is created by Tim Scott. This week’s episode was written by me, Nina Innsted and Tim Scott...

    • 27 min
    Ed Delahantey

    Ed Delahantey

    The life, career and mysterious death of one of early baseball’s most interesting character.. Big Ed Delahanty

    • 14 min
    Addie Joss

    Addie Joss

    Nina discusses Addie Joss, the Human Hairpin.

    • 17 min
    Dan Quisenberry

    Dan Quisenberry

    Nina Innstead discusses the life, death and career of Dan Quisenberry.

    • 18 min
    Helen Ruth

    Helen Ruth

    Special guest host Nina Innsted joins us to discuss the life and mysterious death of the Babe's first wife, Helen Ruth.  Dead Ball is written and created by Tim Scott. 

    For more information about baseball history visit - https://sabr.org/

     

    • 24 min

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