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From the archives: Telegrams to Bob Feller after selection to Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2015 class today, and with that occasion, we dug through the archives a bit and found the above pictures — a letter from the Hall to Bob Feller, who was inducted in 1962; and telegrams from Jackie Robinson, future Indians Hall of Famer Lou Boudreau, former Tribe owner Bill Veeck and more. 23 more words

Currently Reading: Veeck – As in Wreck

Veeck – As in Wreck by Bill Veeck – For pure showmanship, there may have been no more dominant figure in baseball history than Bill Veeck, the pioneering owner who was behind some of the sport’s most infamous stunts – among them Disco Demolition Night and the lone career at-bat of… 27 more words