Veeck--as In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck

byBill Veeck, Ed Linn

Paperback | April 7, 2001

Veeck--as In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck by Bill Veeck
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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, including some of the most entertaining stories in all of sports literature.
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 ele...
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Title:Veeck--as In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill VeeckFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:400 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.1 inPublished:April 7, 2001Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226852180

ISBN - 13:9780226852188

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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