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Monday, October 15, 2012

Bad News Bears Remake Actress Sammi Kane Kraft Killed in Car Crash

Real-life athlete Sammi Kane Kraft, whose baseball skills and 70 mph fastball landed her a role in the 2005 remake of Bad News Bears, died in a car accident in Los Angeles Tuesday, E! News confirms.

She was 20.

As the article notes, Kraft was a legitimate baseball talent as a kid, having played in the Junior Olympics. A sad end to a promising life.

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: October 15, 2012 at 11:36 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: general, movies, obituaries, women in baseball

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   1. RMc and the slumping crisp Posted: October 15, 2012 at 02:06 PM (#4271145)
Another reason they shouldn't have done that awful remake.

RIP.
   2. phredbird Posted: October 15, 2012 at 02:17 PM (#4271163)
this was over a week ago. i don't know why it didn't occur to me to try to post it, there was an obit in the LA times.
   3. Bruce Markusen Posted: October 15, 2012 at 08:38 PM (#4271708)
Yet another distasteful remark in response to a tragedy. If you're not going to come up with something more thoughtful, something insightful, something more appropriate to the situation, then why post a comment at all? These remarks are not funny, not a single one of them. Enough already.

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