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Bill Veeck

Bill Veeck stories

Today in White Sox History: November 8

The South Side Hit Men are struck a fatal blow

Today in White Sox History: November 2

Black Jack sizes up a Cy, and Hank Greenberg sizes up L.A.

Today in White Sox History: July 22

Floyd Robinson goes 6-for-6, an extraordinary day of perfection

Today in White Sox History: July 16

Minnie sees action in a seventh decade

Today in White Sox History: July 4

New coaches, new managers — even new scoreboards!

Today in White Sox History: June 30

Larry Doby crosses a line, for the second time

Today in White Sox History: June 10

What if you held a Day for a player — and he didn’t even get to play in the game?

Today in White Sox History: June 7

Harold Baines makes immediate history

Today in White Sox History: May 26

Tucked in among the baseball happenings, two White Sox legends pass on

Today in White Sox History: May 20

The Crosstown brawl to end them all

Today in White Sox History: May 16

This grand slam was about as big a surprise as you can imagine

Today in White Sox History: May 1

A bevy of hurling and slugging feats!

Today in White Sox History: April 19

Debuts, of all kinds.

Today in White Sox History: April 10

Home runs from two legends bookend another crazy day in South Side history.

Today in White Sox History: April 9

Huge homers from Pete Ward, Jim Spencer, Oscar Gamble and Bo Jackson.

Today in White Sox History: April 5

A mostly rough day over the years was all made better by some South Side repping at the very top.

Today in White Sox History: March 15

The Chicago Athletics? That was the emergency plan.

Today in White Sox History: March 13

Players get named for the first time.

Today in White Sox History: March 7

Bill Veeck took over majority ownership of the South Siders, kicking off what would become a magical year.

Today in White Sox History: January 29

No writing on the job!

Today in White Sox History: January 22

The brief Danny Tartabull Era begins.

Lockout Cryptosoxery #4

From someone it’s hard to remember is with the White Sox.

Today in White Sox History: January 2

For the second straight year, the South Siders spend millions on a player with no MLB experience.

Happy 105th, Bill Veeck!

Our man of the people succeeded even with his mistakes

Flashback: March 13, 1960

Bill Veeck’s second innovation — a uniform wrinkle — made an impact on baseball that is still largely unknown to fans