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Veeck--as in wreck

Bill Veeck

Veeck--as in wreck

the autobiography of Bill Veeck with Ed Linn.

by Bill Veeck

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.V4 A3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p.
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5850927M
    LC Control Number62010982
    OCLC/WorldCa486617

    Thirty Tons a Day: The Rough-Riding Education of a Neophyte Racetrack Operator by Bill Veeck, Edward Linn and a great selection of related books, art .   There are no gaps; the book follows a complex, tumultuous life year by year and day by day, giving both a sense of the time and a sense of the event." This could also describe Veeck as in Wreck (which, surprisingly, Bill did not describe in the first Historical Abstract, where I found that passage on Nice Guys Finish Last.).

      Bill Veeck marketed, promoted, and sold baseball like no one before him and like no one since. Influenced and inspired by the classic sports book Veeck: As in Wreck, veteran author and motivational speaker Pat Williams has penned his 19th book, Marketing Your Dreams: Business and Life Lessons from Bill Veeck, Baseball's Marketing : Bill Veeck marketed, promoted, and sold baseball like no one before him and like no one since. Influenced and inspired by the classic sports book Veeck: As in Wreck, veteran author and motivational speaker Pat Williams has penned his 19th book, Marketing Your Dreams: Lessons in Business and Life from Bill ms, senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, .

    In Veeck—as in Wreck there’s a story in which Veeck describes negotiating over a party line from his farm outside Milwaukee with Connie Mack for the sale of outfielder Hal Peck. As the story goes, listeners on the party line kept telling Veeck he was asking for too little while Mr. Mack complained that the line was noisy. Details about Veeck As In Wreck: Bill Veeck was an inspired team builder, a consummate showman, and one of the greatest baseball men ever involved in the game. His classic autobiography, written with the talented sportswriter Ed Linn, is an uproarious book packed with information about the history of baseball and tales of players and owners.


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veeck as in wreck by ‧ RELEASE DATE: J A storm-center of baseball, owner-operator Veeck recaps his career in a no-holds barred account of his activities through the years.

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