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  • Bill and Mike Veeck and “The Saint of Second Chances”

    Bill and Mike Veeck and “The Saint of Second Chances”

    Bill Veeck and Media Burn founder Tom Weinberg at the White Sox’s spring training in 1978. This week saw the release of The Saint of Second Chances on Netflix, the new documentary from acclaimed filmmakers Morgan Neville (Won’t You Be My Neighbor) and Jeff Malmberg (Marwencol). The film is a lively portrait of Mike Veeck, son of Chicago royalty Bill Veeck (1914-1986), who inherited his father’s passion for baseball and for the ballyhoo and PT Barnum-esque stunts that endeared his teams to their […]

  • Bulls-Sox Underground Show

    Bulls-Sox Underground Show

    Interview with Jerry Reinsdorf.

  • Spring training is here!

    Spring training is here!

    We had a productive week thanks to our five University of Michigan School of Information graduate students. We have a lot to tell you about… coming soon! We also had a great time sharing our experiences with our colleagues at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference last weekend in Chicago. Plus, our video projections at the Screen Test party at Gallery 400 were a hit! Tom Colley, Sara Chapman, Carolyn Faber, Nancy Watrous Now, off to Florida 1978, where […]

  • [Sox #1, outside on field, opening day]

    [Sox #1, outside on field, opening day]

    Chicago White Sox warm up before game, shot for “Inside Spring Training.”

  • Sports Century: Bill Veeck

    Sports Century: Bill Veeck

    A recording of the ESPN Classic program, “Sports Century.” This episode is a documentary about Bill Veeck, former owner of several baseball teams, including the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox. The documentary is mainly comprised of interviews with family, friends, and colleagues of Veeck, along with narration over still photos, period interviews, and newsreel footage.

  • [Inside Spring Training raw #25]

    [Inside Spring Training raw #25]

    Raw footage of Bill Veeck and colleagues in a hotel room during White Sox spring training in Sarasota, Florida. Raw footage for “Inside Spring Training.” Sunday night #1. Motel fever, Cuba talk.

  • [Inside Spring Training raw #31]

    [Inside Spring Training raw #31]

    Raw footage shot for “Inside Spring Training.”

  • Fantastic Fifties

    Fantastic Fifties

    This is a video of a program called “Fantastic Fifties” that aired on WGN in the late 1950s. An unidentified host takes the viewer through some of the highlights of the late fifties including: Chicago’s rise to becoming a major sea port, highlights of memorable Chicago sports moments, and various popular news stories of the decade.

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