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Rube Waddell: Major League’s Strangest Pitcher

In the late 1890s and early 1900s, Rube Waddell attracted crowds to his Major League Baseball games for several reasons. Firstly, he was one of the most dominant pitchers of the time. But perhaps the larger reason had to do with his incredibly eccentric behavior. He would run out of the stadium to chase fire trucks, leave the mound to play with puppies, call his whole infield to the sidelines while he struck out a batter and more. The stories never end with this unusual guy and we talk about his strange career in this week's episode. Then we chat with Magic Storyteller, Taylor Hughes.