There’s no shortage of sports teams that change cities or names over the course of their franchise history. But what about the teams that just cease to exist? Perhaps no team story packs more drama into one year of existence than that of Los Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo. It’s a story that combines one of the most celebrated names in baseball history with one of the biggest names in twentieth-century dictatorship. This special episode comes from the audiobook edition of Mobituaries. You can learn more here:

1950: Satchel Paige, pitcher of the St. Louis Browns, poses for a portrait, circa 1950. (Photo by The Stanley Weston Archive/Getty Images)