Bill Veeck

Still Wild About Harry

by M.C. Antil on February 7, 2016

While watching the premiere of the Harry Caray special on MLB Network this week, I realized how lucky I’d been for having shared a few moments with the guy in the late 70s/early 80s, during the brief time he and I worked for the hand-to-mouth, Bill Veeck-era White Sox. And the more I thought about that larger-than-life, one-of-a-kind character, […]

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Orestes “Minnie” Minoso: A Reflection

by M.C. Antil on March 13, 2015

We were driving back to Comiskey Park. It was 1980; April to be exact. I was roughly a year into the first real job of my life, as a low-level ticket-hawker, gofer and all-purpose grunt for the Bill Veeck-era Chicago White Sox. And on that day Minnie Minoso and I were seated in the front seat of […]

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