Lyman Bostock may be one of the best hitters ever to come through the Minnesota Twins organization. But he stands out in the history of Major League Baseball for another reason. He is the only Major League Baseball player to be murdered during a season.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.