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Bill Veeck and Eddie Gaedel

April 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Book Review, Miscellaneous

This painting of Eddie Gaedel squatting in the batter’s box, by artist Andy Jurinko and recently posted at Baseball Art  reminded me of Bill Veeck, the mastermind of this infamous baseball moment and his wonderful autobiography, Veeck as in Wreck .  Veeck’s take on the game of baseball, his disdain for the stuffed shirts that ran the game, and […]

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