1) He was born in Canada?
2) Bing was part owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers?
3) He was almost Columbo?
4) He passed away on a golf course?
1) Fake...Tacoma, Washington
2) Fake...the Pittsburgh Pirates. from 1946 til his death in the 70's, he owned a 25% stake
3) Fact...the role was offered to him, but he decided to turn it down as he was mostly retired and it would have hurt his time playing golf.
4) Fact...just 20 yards from the clubhouse after wrapping up a round of golf near Madrid, Spain.