Bill Veeck

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Sun-Sentinel
Say it ain't so — Jeter wants to tear down Marlins home run sculpture?Not that. This is the one thing — the only thing — former owner Jeffrey Loria g
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Not that. This is the one thing — the only thing — former owner Jeffrey Loria got right. If legendary baseball promoter Bill Veeck had that idea, the sculpture would be in the Hall of Fame. But since Loria did, some remaining Marlins fans,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amherst hacks top state payroll, usual suspects low on listabout UMass football? They went 4-8 last fall, and Coach Mark Whipple made $492
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
about UMass football? They went 4-8 last fall, and Coach Mark Whipple made $492,654. All of which reminds me of what Bill Veeck, the legendary baseball executive, used to say of the sports world: “It’s not the high cost of talent that’s... Read more
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Osceolaiowa Sentinel-Tribune
Stanley SteeleBud spoke with excitement as he relived the thrill of playing tryout games with
Osceolaiowa Sentinel-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Bud spoke with excitement as he relived the thrill of playing tryout games with hopes of playing ball with Bob Feller, Bill Veeck and Jack North. In the mid 1940s, Bud noticed a beautiful, blonde girl by the name of Gloria Jean Marquis, who as... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
January 2a picture of the comet the probe took during its approach. [ + - ] 1986: Hal
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 21 days ago
a picture of the comet the probe took during its approach. [ + - ] 1986: Hall of Fame baseball team owner and promoter Bill Veeck dies of cancer at age 71 in Chicago, Illinois. Veeck was well-known for his quirky publicity stunts as a team... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Future of former Beau Brummel Social Club looks bleakClub was also helpful in the integration of major league baseball. In 1947, sta
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 25 days ago
Club was also helpful in the integration of major league baseball. In 1947, starting a 15-year relationship with our town, Bill Veeck, owner of the Cleveland Indians, brought his newly integrated team to Tucson for spring training. The Pioneer... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Future of Beau Brummel Social Club in doubtClub was also helpful in the integration of major league baseball. In 1947, sta
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 25 days ago
Club was also helpful in the integration of major league baseball. In 1947, starting a 15-year relationship with our town, Bill Veeck, owner of the Cleveland Indians, brought his newly integrated team to Tucson for spring training. The Pioneer... Read more

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