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Veeck: As in Wreck : The Autobiography of Bill Veeck (Fireside Sports Classics)-Ed Linn, Bill Veeck

  • Title: Veeck: As in Wreck : The Autobiography of Bill Veeck (Fireside Sports Classics)
  • Author: Ed Linn, Bill Veeck
  • Released: 1989-05-01
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  • Pages: 398
  • ISBN: 0671675400
  • ISBN13: 978-0671675400
  • ASIN: 0671675400

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From the Inside Flap Bill Veeck was an inspired team builder, a consummate showman, and one of the greatest baseball men ever involved in the game. His autobiography, written with the talented sportswriter Ed Linn, is an uproarious book packed with baseball history and some of the most entertaining stories in all of sports literature. --This text refers to an alternate edition.

About the Author Bill Veeck (William Louis Veeck, Jr.) (1914-1986) learned the baseball business from the ground up at Wrigley Field when his father was at first general manager and then president of the Chicago Cubs. Bill went on to become the owner of the Cleveland Indians, the St. Louis Browns, and the Chicago White Sox-twice. In 1991, Veeck was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ed Linn (1922-2000), a well respected sports-writer, was the author of 17 books, including Hitter: The Life and Turmoils of Ted Williams, Nice Guys Finish Last, and Where the Money Is. --This text refers to an alternate edition. pdf
 
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