Bill Veeck, center, launched an all-out campaign to win over St. Louis baseball fans, as Cardinals’ owner Fred Saigh fought federal tax evasion charges. He would have succeeded, too, had Gussie Busch and the brewery not stepped in at the last minute to save the Redbirds from a move to Houston in 1952.
Bill Veeck, center, launched an all-out campaign to win over St. Louis baseball fans, as Cardinals’ owner Fred Saigh fought federal tax evasion charges. He would have succeeded, too, had Gussie Busch and the brewery not stepped in at the last minute to save the Redbirds from a move to Houston in 1952. Associated Press
Bill Veeck, center, launched an all-out campaign to win over St. Louis baseball fans, as Cardinals’ owner Fred Saigh fought federal tax evasion charges. He would have succeeded, too, had Gussie Busch and the brewery not stepped in at the last minute to save the Redbirds from a move to Houston in 1952. Associated Press

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