Yes; Don Rudolph pitched up until shortly after his untimely death in 1968. Patti live until 1992 in the same house she and Don purchased in the San Fernando Valley.
The podcast is fictional although there are elements which are true or based on true events. For instance, Don did pitch Opening Day in front of President Kennedy in 1963 and the game in which he was the winner against Cleveland, was an actual game. Patti and Don for instance did not meet in California but in the East and while Don in the podcast is from Oklahoma, he was actually from Maryland.
Yes early in her life she did race mainly in the central Valley of California and often, when they would let her, against men, often winning. She rode up until her later years as well.
Patti went to Chico State in central California for two years studying at least theater. She also organized and played on a few girls sports teams.
Don and Patti owned a company called California Underground Utilities. He was driving a company pickup truck that fateful morning when our understanding is that the brakes went out and he was killed.
There has been off and on, a small burlesque hall of fame in Las Vegas. There were not formal inductions that we know of and there are items featuring Patti there. However, the scene in the podcast was created with dramatic license.