The habit stayed with him and he frequently made basket catches of fly balls for the remainder of his life. It was the city Annie Pearl Bostock relocated to with her son in , following her bitter separation from Lyman Sr. This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial. Thirty years later, the widow remembers very little about the day. I tell them, ‘Don’t ask me if I’m a better base stealer than Maury Wills. Don’t ask me if I’m a better base stealer than Lou Brock.

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Retrieved from ” https: However, the Lyman Bostock Scholarship Endowment still exists. Sponsored by Ancestry Explore more. The season started off poorly for Bostock; he batted. And that’s the only way to handle something like this — the only way everyone should handle something like this.

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On the morning of Sept. Instead of striking her, the blast caught Bostock squarely in the right temple.

I want to knock on Smith’s door, want to show my face and ask him about his existence, bostlck his family, about that night on Fifth and Jackson, when lives were permanently altered. Join the conversation about “Fifth and Jackson. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. The reason obstock is necessary to reopen the wound now, Whistler feels, is that three decades after his last breath, far too few people remember Bostock at all.


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However, the donated glove was for left-handed fielders. Only through a series of unfortunate events did Bostock end up at the intersection of Fifth and Jackson in Gary, Ind.

Perhaps, with the passage of time, he had a story to tell. Bostock met Barbara Smith at a dinner party his uncle, Ed Turner, was hosting.

If Lyman was without a smile, it was because he was in a competitive situation. At the end of the conversation, I laughed and said, ‘Lyman, shut up, sit down and let me handle things.

Though still bloated, his head was cleaned up.

As Barbara screamed — “Tom, I seen him! Shortly after the game, Bostock was chauffeured back to Gary in Turner’s Buick, the return of a local kid who had made good. He was a good teammate. Why would anyone shoot the man? Turner dashed into a grocery store, begging for someone to call Court records show he lyyman Barbara had two daughters in the early s, then wed in The flower will remain visible until an administrator has reviewed it.


A memorial can have a maximum of 20 photos from all contributors. He was good ol’ “Wesley,” as most everyone in the family called him, the mischievous little boy with the quick feet and the goofy laugh and the fierce loyalty toward kin.

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Los Angeles Angels History: Lyman Bostock Murdered in Indiana

It can take you and bring you. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. So, no, she doesn’t want to open the box, doesn’t want to read the yellowed newspaper clippings from Bostock’s four-year major league career, doesn’t want to look at bosyock Polaroids, doesn’t want to run her hand along the smooth barrel of Bostock’s game-used Louisville Slugger.

Start Tour boshock don’t show this again —I am good at figuring things out.