The Rise and Fall of Bat Masterson

Learn more about Dodge City, the wickest town in the American west, on this new Unknown History miniseries hosted by author Tom Clavin.

Tom Clavin, Author of Dodge City
1-minute read
Episode #45


In the third installment of guest host Tom Clavin's Unknown History podcast, he dives deeper into the lives of Dodge City, Kansas' leading pioneers. The most violent town in the west attracted frontiersmen from all over the continent including lawman Bat Masterson, born in Canada. He didn't stay in Dodge City for long, though. What promoted Masterson to leave?

Listen in the top right hand player or on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Spotify to learn more about:

  • All about Bat Masterson's pioneer life
  • Masterson's transition to newspaper journalism
  • Masterson's "journalist" death

Pick up a copy of Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West, from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Booksamillion, or iBooksor if you prefer to listen, check out the audiobook on Audible