Tag Archives: Bill Veeck

Bill Veeck Did More for Baseball than Send a Midget Up to Bat
Baseball and Football

Bill Veeck Did More for Baseball than Send a Midget Up to Bat

Bill Veeck was one of the most innovative, colorful owners in baseball history, but he’s remembered for sending a midget (little person) to bat in a real, official game.

Can Disco Be Revived: Reliving “Saturday Night Fever”
Film, TV, and the Arts

Can Disco Be Revived: Reliving “Saturday Night Fever”

A 35-year-old saw “Saturday Night Fever” for the first time and wants to wear the clothes and dance to that music at a disco. Is it time for a revival?

Charley Finley of the A’s Won It All, Then Lost Even More
Baseball and Football

Charley Finley of the A’s Won It All, Then Lost Even More

Charles O. Finley, owner of the Kansas City/Oakland A’s was one of the most innovative owners ever. But his biggest changes were unintentional, driven by his ego and greed, and they forced him out of baseball.