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Obsessed fan who shot Phillies' Waitkus and inspired 'The Natural' dies at age 83

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Posted: Sunday, March 17, 2013 11:45 pm

CHICAGO - She inspired a novel and a movie starring Robert Redford when in 1949 she lured a major-league ballplayer she'd never met into a hotel room with a cryptic note and shot him, nearly killing him.

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