Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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.

” cols=“100” rows=“20”>

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

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. RMc's desperate, often sordid world 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
TedBerg
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog7-25-14 OMNICHATTER
(57 - 6:43am, Jul 26)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

NewsblogESPN : GM Offers To Get Prostate Exam During Game
(18 - 6:20am, Jul 26)
Last: Joe Bivens, Minor Genius

Newsblog5 for Friday: Leo Mazzone, pitching coach to the HOFers
(28 - 5:00am, Jul 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOTP - July 2014: Republicans Lose To Democrats For Sixth Straight Year In Congressional Baseball Game
(3205 - 2:40am, Jul 26)
Last: robinred

NewsblogRe/code: Major League Baseball Cries Foul on Net Neutrality Proposal
(7 - 2:17am, Jul 26)
Last: Bhaakon

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread- July 2014
(944 - 2:14am, Jul 26)
Last: RollingWave

NewsblogBA Report: MLBPA Files Grievance Against Astros Over Aiken, Nix, Marshall
(11 - 2:08am, Jul 26)
Last: Bhaakon

NewsblogHurdles remain in Mets-Rockies deal for Tulowitzki, Gonzalez
(34 - 1:04am, Jul 26)
Last: Der-K thinks the Essex Green were a good band.

NewsblogWisch: Cooperstown Shouldn’t Close Out Lee Smith
(23 - 12:50am, Jul 26)
Last: bobm

NewsblogSurprising Sports Stars – Guided by Voices’ Robert Pollard
(16 - 9:52pm, Jul 25)
Last: eddieot

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread July, 2014
(414 - 8:38pm, Jul 25)
Last: J. Sosa

NewsblogThe Inventor of the High Five
(30 - 8:32pm, Jul 25)
Last: Willie Mayspedes

NewsblogSoE: AN IDIOT IN EXILE
(4 - 8:24pm, Jul 25)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogNoble: Tom Seaver expects Derek Jeter to become first unanimous Hall of Fame inductee
(88 - 7:50pm, Jul 25)
Last: Rickey! On a blog from 1998. With the candlestick.

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-25-2014
(8 - 7:27pm, Jul 25)
Last: Eric J can SABER all he wants to

Page rendered in 0.1798 seconds
53 querie(s) executed