Oklahoma's Connection To Tragic Piece Of Baseball History

In the storied history of Major League Baseball, only one player has ever died because of an on-field incident. In 1920, Cleveland's Ray Chapman was killed by a pitch thrown by Yankee Carl Mays. News on 6's Jonathan Huskey spoke to Tulsa author Mike Sowell and discovered he was not the only Oklahoma connection to this story.

Wednesday, November 30th 2022, 4:48 pm

By: News On 6


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In the storied history of Major League Baseball, only one player has ever died because of an on-field incident. In 1920, Cleveland's Ray Chapman was killed by a pitch thrown by Yankee Carl Mays. A Tulsa man wrote a book on the incident and it's been turned into a documentary, which is now streaming.

News on 6's Jonathan Huskey spoke to the author Mike Sowell and discovered he was not the only Oklahoma connection to this story.


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