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Miller had major impact as head of players union

...sessions."A lot of players figured that anyone the owners disliked that much couldn't be all bad," former club owner Bill Veeck said.Miller was elected by a vote of 489-136 on April 15, 1966. Baseball had entered a new era, one in which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-11-27/miller-had-major-impact-
Former Braves manager Chuck Tanner dies

...He was one of the first managers to use relievers in situational roles, as all teams do today.Let go when owner Bill Veeck reacquired the White Sox in 1975, Tanner quickly hooked on with the Athletics. With Reggie Jackson gone and home runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2011-02-11/former-braves-man
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Celebrating a century of baseball's anthem

...that they think, 'Gosh, we weren't doing it prior to 1976?' " Wiles said. That was the year Hall of Fame owner Bill Veeck, known for his stunts and promotions, got Caray, then a Chicago White Sox broadcaster, to lead the crowd at Comiskey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/15/bas_465736.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...stadium gates to set a poor attendance record, is headed to a college classroom. Mr. Veeck, the son of legendary owner Bill Veeck, will next month begin teaching a graduate marketing and advertising sports management course at The Citadel, officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/23/met_177845.shtml
Metro
Baseball today

...by Detroit Tigers pitcher Bob Cain and then was taken out for pinch-runner Jim Delsing. The gimmick by Browns owner Bill Veeck was completely legal, but later outlawed. 1957 - New York Giants owner Horace Stoneham announced that the team's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/19/bas_93121.shtml
Baseball
GreenJackets notebook

...Wardlow landed their first job in baseball when the RiverDogs' renegade owner Mike Veeck - the son of Hall of Famer Bill Veeck - hired them to work for the Miami Miracle, and spent the next 12 years toiling in the minor leagues, bringing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/10/gja_372212.shtml
GreenJackets
Fans nowhere to be seen at Riverdogs game

...White Sox had to forfeit the second game of the doubleheader and police were called to herd out rowdy fans. His father, Bill Veeck, once sent a midget to bat in the majors, and in 1949 received backlash when he buried a Cleveland Indians' pennant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/09/bas_347410.shtml
Baseball
Founding father of promotions would be proud

Bill Veeck still lives in the hearts of 21st century baseball fans. Veeck, the founding father of game-day promotions, embodied the entrepreneurial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/04/mic_316849.shtml
Scott Michaux
Minor league notebook

...record for saves in a season is 46, by Jamie Cochran of Savannah in 1993. KILLER PROMO: Much like the schemes his dad Bill Veeck once cooked up as owner of the Chicago White Sox, Charleston RiverDogs president and "Director of Fun" Mike Veeck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/06/bas_294359.shtml
Baseball | Westside High School
Blind announcer lives his dream

...majors and minors. They received many responses, but only one "yes". Mike Veeck, the son of maverick baseball owner Bill Veeck, agreed to bring Lucas and Wardlow to Pompano Beach, Fla., that spring to call one game for the Miami Miracle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/03/bas_294068.shtml
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