[Channel 44 BV Master]

Montage of Bill Veeck as a young man, in old age, shots of his autobiography "Veeck as in Wreck," baseball, Comiskey Park, Eddie Gaedel, his wife Mary Frances, and many promotional gimmicks Veeck created. Frank Sinatra's "I Did It My Way" plays over montage.

00:04Copy video clip URL Title Card

00:22Copy video clip URL Various footage of Veeck as a young man. Shot of his book, Comiskey Park, him in the stands, Gaedel, his wife.

1:48Copy video clip URL Limbo dancer limbo-ing under a pole that is on fire.

2:26Copy video clip URL Comiskey Park’s scoreboard exploding in fireworks.

3:00Copy video clip URL Shot of Harry Caray.

3:36Copy video clip URL Belly dancer.

4:00Copy video clip URL Someone in a chicken outfit on the field running to escape others in a game of tag.

4:09Copy video clip URL Hot air balloon.

4:34Copy video clip URL Veeck in booth. Fan-made Poster of Veeck juxtaposed with Sears Tower.

5:14Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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