Monday, March 18, 2013

Ruth Steinhagen house, Chicago


This is where obsessed baseball groupie Ruth Ann Steinhagen--whose 1949 shooting of ballplayer Eddie Waitkus inspired Bernard Malmud's The Natural--lived ou the rest of her deluded life.  She died in obscurity last December, but the death was only just discovered accidentally by a Chicago Tribune reporter. Read about it here.

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