Ruth Steinhagen arrested

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Ruth Steinhagen sits in a police wagon after shooting Phillies first baseman Eddie Waitkus in 1949. Steinhagen, 19, had developed an obsession for Waitkus. She checked into the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago and had a note sent to Waitkus' room, saying she had to see him. When he arrived at... Chicago Tribune
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