Tony Conigliaro, Ray Chapman, and the Catastrophic Beaning

Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Tony Conigliaro, Ray Chapman, and the Catastrophic Beaning

Another article mentioning Ray Chapman and the fatal MLB beaning. Chapman’s death famously contributed to the banning of the spitball, the practice of introducing clean baseballs to the game at regular intervals, and eventually batting helmets. Interesting read.

http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/71844/tony-conigliaro-ray-chapman-and-the-catastrophic-beaning