[Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #75]

Raw footage for the documentary "Veeck: A Man for Any Season." This tape features stills of Bill Veeck. Silent with onscreen timecode.

00:00Copy video clip URL Still photo of Bill Veeck and his wife, Mary Frances Veeck.

00:33Copy video clip URL Still photo of kids with Santa Claus.

01:08Copy video clip URL Still photo of Veeck with his family.

04:00Copy video clip URL Still photo of Veeck and his family waving to someone at an airstrip, with the wing of a plane in the background.

04:56Copy video clip URL Still photo of two kids in White Sox uniforms.

07:41Copy video clip URL Still photo of Bill Veeck.

09:59Copy video clip URL Still photo of a kid in a White Sox uniform batting. A hand wipes off the glass of the frame.

11:07Copy video clip URL A newspaper clipping. “The ‘Uncommon Woman’–How ‘Career Widows’ Help Their Men” with a photo of Veeck and his wife, Mary Frances. Caption reads “Mary Frances is typical of the women whose life is built completely–and happily–around their husbands’ unusual working schedules.”

12:42Copy video clip URL A newspaper photo of Mary Frances Veeck and four of her children at the ballpark.

13:20Copy video clip URL The recipe for “Veeck Veenies” as printed in the newspaper.

13:38Copy video clip URL A color photo of Veeck grilling a steak with Lake Michigan in the background.

14:40Copy video clip URL A color photo (seemingly from a book or magazine) of the family gathered around a birthday cake at a picnic.

15:46Copy video clip URL A newspaper clipping. “Peachbottom Creek: A Quiet Retreat From the baseball world.”

16:06Copy video clip URL Veeck gardening.

16:35Copy video clip URL Newspaper clippings showing Veeck participating in various athletic activities, like tennis and swimming, with his false leg. Photos taken while he was owner of the St. Louis Browns.

17:48Copy video clip URL Newspaper clipping showing “midget” Eddie Gaedell at bat for the St. Louis Browns, one of Bill Veeck’s more famous stunts as owner.

18:25Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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