Roseboro part of one of baseball's most violent plays
LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles Dodgers catcher John Roseboro, hit over the head with a bat in one of the most violent incidents in Major League baseball history, died after a lengthy illness, a family spokeswoman said Aug. 19. He was 69.
Roseboro, who also played for Minnesota and Washington, died Aug. 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said publicist Carole Wade.
The cause of death was not specified. Wade said that Roseboro's
reported medical problems recently included ...
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