In 1948 a bus carrying members of the St Louis Cardinals affiliate the Duluth Dukes collided head on with an ice truck in St. Paul, Minnesota killing the team’s manager, the bus driver, and four players. Bernie Gerl, at age 84 is the last living member of the 1948 Dukes team. He talks about the crash and the legacy left by the the 1948 Duluth Dukes. Fascinating story.
Q&A with survivor of Duluth Dukes bus crash — Duluth News Tribune