It's always interesting ready about how baseball was before the huge budget game it has become. Veeck was a pioneer. A lot of the ideas he had are now implemented in the game. Read morePublished 28 days ago by James Smith
This book is a real page turner. Entertaining like "Ball Four" and "The Wrong Stuff,"
very educational. Read more
Story from an owner's perspective of behind-the-scenes activity that helped shape baseball in an era prior to cable & satellite TV, the Internet and Sabremetrics. Read morePublished 2 months ago by bash
One of the most entertaining autobiographies I've ever read. I'd always appreciated Veeck's innovative mind but had discounted him as a bit of a carnival barker--more PT Barnum... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tyler Strother
If you have any interest in what baseball was like in the forties, fifties, and sixties, this is a good book to start with. If you have a soft spot in your heart (or your head! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kenneth R. Jurek
I came for the Chicago history and got so much more. It will allow you to see the game from the owner's perspective ( an outlaw owner at that! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Adam T. Weber
If you like characters and baseball and want to be entertained by an entrepreneur, this is the book for you. You will be delighted to read the stories. Eddie Gaedel is hilarious! Read morePublished 13 months ago by rocketrodcub