Product Description: What is the difference between a promoter and a hustler?" Bill Veeck asks. "Well, let's look at it this way. Neither one of them is an advertiser. An advertiser pays for his space. A promoter works out a quid pro quo . A hustler gets a free ride and makes it seem as if he's doing you a favor...read more
Product Description: “I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?” The history of baseball is rife with colorful characters. But for sheer cantankerousness, fighting moxie, and will to win, very few have come close to Leo “the Lip” Durocher...read more
Product Description: Bill Veeck was an inspired team builder, a consummate showman, and one of the greatest baseball men ever involved in the game. His classic autobiography, written with the talented sportswriter Ed Linn, is an uproarious book packed with information about the history of baseball and tales of players and owners, including some of the most entertaining stories in all of sports literature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
9780226852188 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 7, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Bill Veeck was an inspired team builder, a consummate showman, and one of the greatest baseball men ever involved in the game.
9780151931002 | Harcourt, April 1, 1993, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A biography of the great Red Sox hitter chronicles his lonely boyhood in San Diego, his overtaking of Joe DiMaggio's record in 1941, his wartime service as a marine flyer, and his career after the war
9780899199177 | Ticknor & Fields, April 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, from its inception to the present, and profiles the participants--Ruth, DiMaggio, Williams, and others
Product Description: Baseball's most uninhibited critic recalls his lifelong dedication to the sport and his experiences as owner-operator of the St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians, and Chicago White Sox, and his madcap promotional stunts.
9780671675400 | Reprint edition (Fireside, May 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Baseball's most uninhibited critic recalls his lifelong dedication to the sport and his experiences as owner-operator of the St.