This spring, comedian Will Ferrell made news by taking the field for 10 different teams during Spring Training in Arizona. He played all 10 positions (yes, counting designated hitter) in five different games, all in the same day. 1,207 more words
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We’ve almost made it through the winter, and for Cubs fans this is looking like a better year than we’ve had for a while. Some are prognosticating greatness for this year’s North Siders, but I’ll be satisfied with 85 wins and whatever comes with it. 1,712 more words
The book in question is the autobiography of Bill Veeck, Veeck as in Wreck.
Clients ask me for marketing tips all the time. Of course, a cynic might think: “If he were that good at marketing, he’d probably be writing and pushing his own books.” Most authors hate marketing and think it’s icky; they just want to write, publish, and let their work rise on its merits. 597 more words
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