A hustler gets a free ride and makes it seem as if he's doing you a favor.
The blend of memoir, insider savvy and business insight makes for an outstanding addition to any sports library strong in baseball memoirs.
One of the most interesting parts is the chapter devoted to the interpretation of the long-mislaid notes of Harry Grabiner.
True, this book is a bit dated, but its a great look back at major league baseball during its golden era! Veeck's writing style is most enjoyable!Published 2 months ago by voracious reader
Read this years ago and loved it and recently reread it. Bill Veeck was baseball at one time. I love his philosophy that you pay for advertising and a hustler gets publicity for... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kug
Bill Veeck's masterpiece is "Veeck as in Wreck". If that book left you hungry for more, or if you have a serious interest in baseball history, them you will also enjoy... Read morePublished 22 months ago by cs211
This was a Birthday gift for my husband, and he loves it!
He has met Bill Veeck and so this book means more to him.
BILL VEECK WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST PROMOTORS OF BASEBALL EVER. HE AND HAS FATHER WERE THE ONES WHO PUT THE IVY AT WRIGLEY FIELD. Read morePublished on September 24, 2010 by COOL JEWEL
Baseball's Bill Veeck covers many bases in this dated (1965) but superb inside look at the business of baseball. Read morePublished on April 2, 2010 by K.A.Goldberg