A Moment in History: Ray Caldwell is Struck by Lightning

by ian

Today, let’s explore one of the most incredible moments in the history of sports in America. Over 100 years ago, a pitcher for the Cleveland Indians survived a natural disaster during a game that many people would list as a top fear: being struck by lightning. But not only did this man survive a horrific lightning strike, he recovered and finished the game! Let’s discover the wild account of Ray Caldwell, the man who survived a mid-game lightning strike.