Bill Veeck

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Birthday
9, 1914
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jan 2, 1986 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1914
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jan 2, 1986 (71)

About

American baseball player and owner also known as 'Sport Shirt Bill.'

Before Fame

He wrote several sports articles a day while growing up.

Trivia

He was widely recognized for his publicity stunts to increase audience attendance at games.

Family Life

His father William Veeck Sr. was a sportswriter.

Associated With

In 1991, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 20 years after pitcher Satchel Paige .