A summer ball game descends into chaos when a promotional event goes seriously awry. This is the last chapter in the series "Bad Sports" recounting the Cleveland Indians' "Ten Cent Beer Night" riot.
Thanks to guest voice actors Lorne and Michael from The True Crime Guys podcast. www.truecrimeguys.com
Some of the resources used in this episode include:
Articles: The Night Beer and Violence Bubbled Over in Cleveland by Paul Jackson on ESPN.com
Forty Years Ago, 10-cent Beer Makes Memories by Anthony Castrovince on MLB.com
Video: Ten Cent Beer Night - Weird History on YouTube.com
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A friendly soccer game on a dusty field in Brazil turns into a horrific act of violence.
Ray and Sally McNeil were a married couple who were both accomplished athletes in the sport of professional bodybuilding. But, a combination of infidelity, abuse and anabolic steroid use would lead to a final, bloody confrontation on Valentine’s Day, 1995.
Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:
McNeil v. Middleton, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Submitted April 8, 2003, Filed Sept 22, 2003.
Sally McNeil...This is My Story by Leigh Penman for RXMuscle.com, Nov 4, 2009
The Sally-Ray McNeil Murder by Peter McGough for MuscularDevelopment.com, Feb 12, 2015.
Once Upon a Crime website: www.truecrimepodcast.com
This month I'll be sharing stories of outrageous crimes that occurred at sporting events or by sports figures.
First up, a neighborhood ice rink, a pee-wee hockey pick-up game and some unsportsmanlike conduct leads to a confrontation between parents that ends with tragic results.