• Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Mar 18, 2013
    Source: MLB.com
    • Woman whose act inspired The Natural dies at 83

      CHICAGO (AP) -- She inspired a novel and a movie starring Robert Redford when in 1949 she lured a major league ballplayer she'd never met into a hotel room with a cryptic note and shot him, nearly killing him.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Touch 'Em All: Fan who shot player, inspired 'The Natural' dies

      Ruth Ann Steinhagen inspired a novel and a movie starring Robert Redford when she lured Phillies first baseman Eddie Waitkus in 1949 into her Chicago hotel room with a cryptic note and shot him, nearly killing him.
      Source: philly.com

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Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies
Woman whose act inspired The Natural dies at 83