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Devil Rays pushing wacky promos

...Veeck, the son of Hall of Famer Bill Veeck, has scheduled special events or...the hanging judge," Veeck said. Bill Veeck, who owned the Chicago White Sox...barrier in the American League when Bill Veeck signed him to play for the Cleveland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/21/oth_254084.shtml
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Baseball signals that winter is officially over

...thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off. -- Bill Veeck What a great weekend. Baseball was back ... on the radio at least.So now, I figure, winter is officially over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2010-03-08/baseball-signals-winter-
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Brunk brings baseball experience

...detailed allegations of steroid use. Brunk will tell you about the time he called baseball owner and promotional genius Bill Veeck. Brunk will also show you the mostly unpacked memorabilia around his office. On the floor sits a framed picture of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/11/nca_186935.shtml
College basketball
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
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Series brings together flamboyant owners

...egos in the history of the game. Baseball has long had its share of colorful owners, such as Charlie O. Finley and Bill Veeck. With the possible exception of Marge Schott, Turner and Steinbrenner have had no rivals in recent years in making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/19/met_200065.shtml
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Pitcher is mastering both sides of mound

...Charleston team president Mike Veeck, minor league baseball's leading showman and the son of legendary baseball promoter Bill Veeck. "It almost sounds like something Mike would've dreamed up if he could," said RiverDogs general manager Dave Echols...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/31/bas_525909.shtml
Baseball
NFL preseason nothing more than a joke

...be to place a wager on a preseason game, especially the first one when coaches are testing scrap heaps? Now I'm no Bill Veeck, and I have no experience in marketing or promotion, but I know dull when I see it. And the game Friday, won by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/09/oth_235584.shtml
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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
Braves | Latest News
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
Baseball
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
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