[John Mengelt, Dave Nightingale, and Bill Veeck]

Two cuts of an informal chat between Dave Nightingale, John Mengelt, and Bill Veeck about baseball and other sports.

00:00Copy video clip URL Titles.

00:21Copy video clip URL Dave Nightingale talks about voting for the baseball hall of fame and about the public relations of getting onto the hall of fame. He talks about baseball players Don Drysdale and Harmon Killebrew.

02:50Copy video clip URL Dave Nightingale, John Mengelt, and Bill Veeck sit at the end of a long table chatting. Mengelt begins to talk about baseball manager Billy Martin, describing him as an egomaniac. Nightingale talks about how Martin tried to sue him. The tape cuts out.

5:02Copy video clip URL Cut 2: Dave Nightingale, John Mengelt, and Bill Veeck seated at the end of the long table. They try their conversation about Billy Martin again. Veeck talks about Martin’s management style.

07:40Copy video clip URL They discuss basketball player Quentin Dailey, who was convicted of sexual assault. They dance around a debate about what rape is. Mengelt and Veeck appear to disagree, but they don’t get into it. Instead, they discuss commissioner Bowie Kuhn. Veeck says, “He has the courage of an amoeba.”

09:55Copy video clip URL They discuss tennis player Martina Navratilova. They believe she is very talented.

11:52Copy video clip URL Tape ends.



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