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Veeck--as in wreck; the autobiography of Bill Veeck with Ed Linn.

Author: Bill Veeck
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Veeck, Bill.
Veeck--as in wreck.
New York, Putnam [1962]
(OCoLC)578047694
Online version:
Veeck, Bill.
Veeck--as in wreck.
New York, Putnam [1962]
(OCoLC)608111036
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Veeck
OCLC Number: 486617
Description: 380 pages 22 cm
Contents: A can of beer, a slice of cake --
and thou, Eddie Gaedel --
A man of dignity --
The battle of Wrigley Field --
The first fine careless rapture of Milwaukee --
A Universal-International production --
Dinner with Boudreau --
Every day was Mardi Gras ... and every fan was king --
One $200,000 dog for two $100,000 cats --
The name of the game is gamesmanship --
It only takes one leg to walk away --
Leroy had been there before --
An epitaph for Harry Grabiner --
The jolly set --
I'm from Missouri --
momentarily --
The greatest right-handed Hitter of all time --
The asterisk king --
A warm spiritual message from the Del E. Webb Corp. --
Right between the shoulder blades --
A night at Toots Shor's --
Dynasties are for the dinosaurs --
Chuck Comiskey and the national debt --
The south side shall rise again --
How we bought the minor leagues back to Los Angeles --
I'm not handicapped I'm crippled.

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