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How a Potato Ended a Minor League Baseball Player’s Career

A potato was the downfall of minor league catcher Dave Bresnahan. (Photo via PublicDomainPictures.net)

A well-intended prank involving a potato will go down as one of baseball’s strangest stories

Dave Bresnahan had a closer connection to professional baseball than most. His great uncle, Roger Bresnahan, was a Hall-of-Fame catcher during a 17-year big-league career. Dave was good enough to play in the…

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Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Dabbler in history, investing & writing. Master’s degree in baseball history. Passionate about diversity, culture, sports, investing and crypto.