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Lyman Bostock from the Chronology
Jun 20, 1980 - Leonard Smith the man who killed Angels outfielder Lyman Bostock with a shotgun blast on September 23 1978 but was later acquitted of the crime by reason of insanity is released from Logansport State Hospital and allowed to return to his home in Gary IN because psychiatrists say he is no longer mentally ill.
Sep 23, 1978 - The Angels 27-year-old OF Lyman Bostock a .311 lifetime hitter is killed by a shotgun blast while riding in a car in Gary IN. The shot was meant for one of the other passengers in the car.
May 25, 1977 - CF Lyman Bostock has 12 putouts in the 2nd game of a doubleheader tying the ML mark as the Twins sweep the Red Sox 13-5 and 94. Bostock is only the 3rd big leaguer to do it in 9 innings and just the 2nd CF in this century. His 17 putouts in the twinbill is also an AL record. Carlton Fisk and George Scott hit back-to-back homers for Boston the 5th time this year the Red Sox have done it.