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Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It, Plus Bill Veeck Bobble Leg

Charleston RiverdogsPRESS RELEASE – “Disco Demolition Night” at Comiskey Park on July 12, 1979 remains one of the most well-known promotions in sports history. The original promotion was organized by current Charleston RiverDogs President Mike Veeck, but 35 years and one week later, this classic promotion will feature a 21st Century spin arranged by the RiverDogs. Continue reading

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Night Train Veeck Has Arrived

Chicago-based writer Dave Hoekstra takes an in depth and interesting look at William Night Train Veeck, son of ballpark fun master Mike Veeck, who has followed in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps by joining up with the Chicago White Sox.  Read more here.

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Pitch & Hit Club’s 2011 Awards

At the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago’s 65th annual awards banquet on Sunday, baseball executive Bill Veeck was inducted into the Lou Boudreau Hall of Fame, and Peoria Chiefs President Rocky Vonachen was named the Minor League Executive of the Year.  Read more here and here.

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