Raw tape of Minnie Minoso playing shuffleboard in Florida with Tom Weinberg for “Inside Spring Training.” Continue reading
Raw footage of an interview with Chicago White Sox player Jim Rivera, who played with the team throughout the 1950s. Rivera talks about his troubled upbringing, his run-ins with the law, his journey into the Major Leagues, and what his current life is like in Angola, IN. Shot for the 1986 TV special “Once A Star.” Continue reading
Raw footage of Bill Veeck commentary (with some clips from Time Out!). Veeck speaks on various issues, including: money in baseball; baseball contracts; officiating in sports (particularly baseball umpires) and the changing strike zones; and drugs in sports. The tape also include footage from several White Sox games and some archival footage of Veeck. A large portion of the second half of the tape is wild sound takes for narration, voice overs, etc. Continue reading
00:00 This video features b-roll footage of Jungle Jim’s Saloon, owned by Jim Rivera, former outfielder for the Chicago White Sox, in Angola, Indiana. 00:54 The video starts with close-ups of various pictures from Rivera’s playing days, with chatter in the background. B-roll footage of the saloon and the lake outside it follows. 09:28 End of tape.