Baseball’s First Bill Veeck
Baseball Research Journal
What with Bill Veeck Jr.’s gregarious nature, numerous achievements, and well-known career as “a champion of the little guy” (to quote from his Hall of Fame plaque), it is not surprising that writers have penned quite a few profiles of the flamboyant baseball executive. On the other hand, regrettably little ink has been spilled in coverage of his father, the lesser-known Veeck Sr., an “unsung hero in MLB history.”
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Bales, Jack. “Baseball’s First Bill Veeck.” Baseball Research Journal 42 (Fall 2013): 7–16.
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