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Bill Veeck

Baseball (9-Feb-1914 — 2-Jan-1986)


Gerald Eskenazi. Bill Veeck: A Baseball Legend. McGraw-Hill. 1987. 182pp.

Bill Veeck; with Edward Linn. Veeck as in Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck. University of Chicago Press. 2001. 400pp.

Bill Veeck; with Edward Linn. Thirty Tons a Day: The Rough-Riding Education of a Neophyte Racetrack Operator. Viking Press. 1972. 296pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.1074)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.756)

  7. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, p.462)

  8. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.542)

  9. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.884)

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