Veeck understood that you were supposed to enjoy going to the ball game.
A new book is a patchy, occasionally biased portrayal of the infamous promotional stunt.
A 50-year history of the Bulls’ big egos, bad draft picks, blown knees, and heartbreaking losses
The U. of C. pays tribute to Studs Terkel with a weekend-long festival of readings, screenings, and notable appearances.
Two new books attempt to chronicle the life and times of the north-side ballpark on its 100th birthday.
P.K. Wrigley spurned black players at a pivotal time—did his actions start the Cubs’ slide?
Dick Allen saved the Chicago White Sox franchise—with the help of some flame-throwing young pitchers, Harry Caray, and later on Bill Veeck
There’s always an alternative in Chicago sports—except to the overall dominance of the Bears
Bob Hercules and Gordon Quinn screen an excerpt from their forthcoming Bill T. Jones dance documentary “A Good Man,” in a retrospective of films by Hercules and his Media Process Group tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Photos by Diane Alexander White of the kids in the crowd at Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park, Chicago, July 12, 1979
Pat Sajak talks about baseball, steroids, and Chicago-style hot dogs during his recent trip to Chicago for Wheel of Fortune.
Reader time capsule: once upon a time Mike Royko deserted the Cubs for the Sox.
or, another interview with Bill Veeck