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Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies

Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies

MLB.com Updated Mar 17, 2013
The inspiration -- namely, the woman who shot a Major Leaguer in her hotel room -- behind the movie, "The Natural," has died. Ruth Ann Steinhagen, a crazed Cubs fan who baited Phillies first baseman Eddie Waitkus into meeting with her in 1949,…
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  • NFL mailbag - Proposed changes affect tuck rule, safety

    Mar 17
    The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.