Eddie Basinski, who played both Infield and Fiddle, dies at 99

Eddie Basinski, an infielder for the 1940s Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates and also a concert violinist with an unusual combination of talent, died Saturday at a care facility in Gladstone, Ore, near Portland. He was 99 years old. His death was announced by his son, Dave. Basinski was the second-oldest former major league player. …