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  • Max Patkin #5

    Max Patkin #5

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with Max Patkin, baseball clown. 02:30 Patkin talks about touring with the Harlem Globetrotters. He talks for a little bit about Sweetwater Clifton’s baseball skills. He also did a show at football games, for the Baltimore Colts. 05:30 He has fun doing his work, even if he doesn’t get paid much. 06:21 His minor league baseball career ended when his arm bone got chipped by someone sliding into home plate. He says […]

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Coctails, Male Cheerleaders, Female Football Player]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Coctails, Male Cheerleaders, Female Football Player]

    MATT JOHNSON: U of I male cheerleaders throw girls into the air at North Avenue Beach. Here’s My Story. KIM TYRCHA, Minooka female football player. Here’s My Story.

  • [Bill Veeck at O’Leary’s #10]

    [Bill Veeck at O’Leary’s #10]

    Raw footage of Bill Veeck at O’Leary’s for Bill Veeck’s Saloon. Continuation of discussion about sports and baseball. Participants are noticeably inebriated (Veeck in particular).

  • [Veeck baseball clips]

    [Veeck baseball clips]

    Footage of baseball highlights and highlights of Bill Veeck’s career, including many of his famous promotional stunts.

  • The Bill Veeck Show with Bud Selig and Cleon Waalford

    The Bill Veeck Show with Bud Selig and Cleon Waalford

    This tape features an episode of “The Bill Veeck Show” that aired in the mid-1960s. Host Bill Veeck speaks with guests Bud Selig and Cleon Waalford about the baseball difficulties in city of Milwaukee, specifically about the relocation of the Braves and the creation of the Brewers franchise.

  • Time Out, episode 120

    Time Out, episode 120

    This tape features a 1984 episode of “Time Out,” a weekly sports program that is hosted by a number of Chicago area journalists and sportscasters. This week’s commentators are John Schulian of the Chicago Sun-Times, Kenny McReynolds, a WBMX Sportscaster and Assistant Coach for DePaul University’s Men’s Basketball team, WIND reporter Fran Spielman, and John Mengelt, broadcaster and NBA veteran.

  • Robyn Smith #2

    Robyn Smith #2

    Another part of an interview with legendary jockey Robyn Smith. With more personal stories about her own life and career, she delves deeper into the sport of horse racing, discussing the reasons why she always felt she was a natural fit to be a jockey. Smith also reflects on her past and childhood, as well as her friendships with male jockeys and the complex nature of the horse racing world in general.

  • Bobby Hull #5

    Bobby Hull #5

    Part of an interview with hockey great Bobby Hull. With jokes, anecdotes and stories, Hull discusses his career as a hockey player with both the Chicago Blackhawks and the Winnipeg Jets. He also comments on his relationship with his family, particularly his father, and explains why he refers to his time in Chicago as,”the greatest years of his life.”

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