Lake Effect's Mitch Teich reported on the ghosts that haunt visiting ballplayers for NPR's Only A Game in October of 2010.
Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel is known for its decades of hospitality along Wisconsin Avenue. But for years, it's also been recognized for its inhospitality to some visiting sports figures. Athletes - predominantly baseball players - have stayed at the Pfister and reported some spooky encounters with the paranormal.
ESPN The Magazine collected stories from Major League Baseball players who've experienced strange things while staying at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
And, Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviewed some players for NPR's Only A Game back in 2010. Listen here: http://bit.ly/pfisterhaunts
What's so scary about playing the Brewers in Milwaukee? Try the Pfister Hotel. By Stacey Pressman | ESPN The Magazine Nathan Fox for ESPN Justin Upton admits to being creeped out by the Pfister. This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's June 10 Taboo issue. Subscribe today!
An interview with Lee Jaramillo, co-founder of the Racine-based company Forceout.
While baseball fans watch their team play, many focus on the score. One thing that is not often considered is the equipment used in the game. Brothers, catchers, and Racine-area natives Lee and Jason Jaramillo have experienced the pain that catchers have game after game of the impact a hard ball is pitched.