After the gunfight in Sweetwater, Texas, and the killing of Mollie Brennan and Melvin King, Masterson settles in Dodge City. He soon becomes embroiled in a wrestling match with the city marshal over the arrest of Bobby Gill. Masterson is arrested and given a fine of $25.00 for disturbing the peace. The incident motivates Masterson to run for sheriff of Ford County, and he is awarded the vote of victory over Larry Deger. The following years are the portion of Mastersons’ life that not only makes him a famous lawman but also where he suffers a more significant loss; the death of his brother Ed. Wild West Podcast is proud to present The Life & Times of Bat Masterson: Part 3: Gunfighters, Gamblers, Jokers & Saloon Girls.
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