On this date in 2012, Marty Springstead passed away at age 74.
"Dale Scott was behind the plate for more than 5 1/2 hours Wednesday, didn't have to take a drink of water or go to the bathroom. How many drinks did George have or how many times did he go to the bathroom?" - as AL Supervisor of Umpires responding to George Steinbrenner's allegations of bias against the Yankees (10-8-95)
Seasoned Midwesterner who's interests include baseball, collectibles, Detroit Tigers, heavy music including gothic and symphonic metal, history and offering unsolicited social and political commentary.