William Louis "Bill" Veeck, Jr., also known as "Sport Shirt Bill", was a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a franchise owner and promoter in Major League Baseball. Veeck was at various times the owner of the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns and Chicago White Sox. As owner and team president of the Indians in 1947, Veeck signed Larry Doby and thus... Wikipedia
February 9, 1914, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
January 2, 1986, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.