William Veeck Double Signed AUTO 1921 Chicago Cubs Payroll Check D.1933

William Veeck (D. 1933) was president of Chicago Cubs from 1919 to his death in October, 1933. Under Veeck's leadership, the Cubs won three pennants, in 1918, 1929, and 1932. Veeck was a sportswriter for the Chicago's American in 1917 when Cubs owner William Wrigley Jr. hired him to be vice-president of the baseball club. Having won the National League pennant in 1918, Wrigley promoted him to president of the club in July, 1919. Veeck was also the father of Bill Veeck, who is best known for his time at the reins of the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians, and for sending the midget Eddie Gaedel to bat while owning the St. Louis Browns. We offer a beautiful Chicago Cubs check from 1923 signed by Veeck.

Offered is a Chicago Cubs payroll check dated March 15, 1921 made out to William Veeck that has been signed by Veeck on the front and on the back.



Item: 13012

Price: $149.00
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William Veeck Double Signed AUTO 1921 Chicago Cubs Payroll Check D.1933