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VEECK-As in Wreck The Autobiography of Bill Veeck
VEECK-As in Wreck The Autobiography of Bill Veeck Author:Bill Veeck with Ed Lynn Here is the inside story of all the zany stunts -- the midgets and clowns and the crazy antics -- that had the fans rolling in the aisles and kept the whole baseball world in hysterics. — Here is the shocking behind-the-scenes story of the almost unbelievable chicanery of the big league bosses -- the men who stopped at nothing to get Bill Veeck o... more »ut of baseball and who to this day still control the nstion's favorite pastime.
Here is the Bill Veeck that no one knows -- the marine who lost a leg on Guadalcanal, the husband who was forced to leave baseball by an incapacitating illness, the man who still vows he will someday return to the game he loves.
"Brave, outspoken, vastly amusing." New York Herald Tribune« less