I think we all had our formative books: those that stayed with us, changed our young outlooks, made us who we are. I certainly did, and they have been on my mind lately. 1,810 more words
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Mike Veeck comes from a baseball family of team owners, with his last name being one of the most recognizable in baseball history.
In 1993, Veeck was one of three partners who started the successful independent minor league St. 103 more words
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can’t get you off. 7 more words
Not until the 1960s did baseball executives begin to use terms like “small market” to describe the unique challenges of operating a successful major league franchise in an environment that did not generate the type of revenues available to teams in such cities as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. 1,025 more words