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  • Opening Day: Bill Veeck’s Signs of Spring

    Opening Day: Bill Veeck’s Signs of Spring

    “I have discovered in 20 years of moving around a ballpark that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.” —Bill Veeck It’s opening day at Wrigley Field and the Cubs will play the first game of their 100th season at Wrigley. To celebrate we have a video of legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck in the stands at Wrigley on opening day 1985. As a fan and an owner Bill Veeck offered a … Continue reading

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #49]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #49]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man for any Season.” This tape features footage of opening day at Wrigley Field. Bill Veeck walks through the stadium, finds his seat, and sits in the bleachers. He eats nachos. There are various shots of the crowd. Continue reading