Raw footage of Bill Veeck and colleagues in a hotel room during spring training in Sarasota, Florida. Raw footage for "Inside Spring Training." Motel Fever #1.
00:00Copy video clip URL Veeck talks with others in a hotel room about the rainy weather and the status of local baseball games in Florida. Veeck picks up the telephone and makes a few calls, trying to reach the radio station WAYS in Charlotte, North Carolina.
09:45Copy video clip URL Veeck and his colleagues discuss trying to catch a flight to Havana or San Juan for the following day. Veeck gets on the phone, trying to negotiate getting a flight to Puerto Rico. They continue the discussion of options, including flying to Mexico. One of the gentlemen notes that this involves getting visas for the players and a special landing permit.
20:55Copy video clip URL Veeck walks out of the room while the others continue to work the phone lines to make special arrangements.
22:00Copy video clip URL End of tape.