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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind


This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Mar 24, 2019

On today's rewind brings us too, April 1, 1914, that day future Hall of Famer George Edward Waddell, better known as “Rube” dies from tuberculosis in San Antonio, TX. 

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We review his oddities and tremendous pitching career. Such as his love for fire engines, wrestling alligators and never collecting a regular salary. 

Today's trivia question involves a quote Pedro Guerrero gave about a fellow Dodger teammate.

You can read more this day at This Day In Baseball 

You can also read about more events the happened on April 1 here.