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Bill Veeck

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    The Straw That Fouls The Drink

    "Reggie," says Joe Torre in the wake of the latest Reggie Jackson flap, "is just being Reggie." Yes, indeed, Reggie was just being Reggie when he made his inflammatory comments in the current issue of `Sports Illustrated. And once again we are reminded that the real Reggie is a self-centered jerk. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    RIP: Bert Sugar. Iconic Boxing Journalist Dead At 74

    ‚ÄčThe first feature I wrote for the Village Voice when I came to New York was a profile of Bert Randolph Sugar. It appeared in the May 3, 1983 issue. When it was published, I got a note from Sugar: "Not bad, but you violated one of the cardinal rules of journalism - you buried your lead. You didn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Crystal's Ball: The Billy Crystal Yankees 'Controversy'

    Why would anyone allow a 60-year-old comedian bat leadoff for the Yankees? That's the question plaguing sports columnists this week as Billy Crystal lived out his boyhood dream and batted first in a spring training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Crystal struck out, and the Pirates won 5-3. A ... More >>

  • Specials

    August 20, 2002
  • News

    March 19, 2002

    The Stat-Head Revolution

    Geeks Infiltrate Baseball's Front Offices; Conventional Wisdom Flees

  • News

    January 11, 2000
  • News

    January 11, 2000
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