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  1. Eddie Gaedel

    Eddie Gaedel



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  2. Flashback: Walk is a hit

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    It's been called the strangest at-bat in major-league history, and it took place on this day in 1951. In the second game of a doubleheader between the St. Louis Browns and the Detroit Tigers, 3-foot, 7-inch Eddie Gaedel walked to the plate to face Ti...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  3. Sixty years ago: Eddie Gaedel

    Rob Neyer

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    Blog | August 19, 2011
  4. Aug. 19, 1951: Eddie Gaedel plays in Major League game

    ESPN

    Aug. 19, 1951: Eddie Gaedel plays in Major League game....

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  5. A tall prospect with a small name

    Keith Law

    Most fans of baseball history are aware of the story of Eddie Gaedel, the only little person to appear in a major league game. At 3-foot-7, Gaedel was the subject of a publicity stunt by baseball's master of publicity stunts, Bill Veeck, who was...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  6. A tall prospect with a small name

    Keith Law

    Most fans of baseball history are aware of the story of Eddie Gaedel, the only little person to appear in a major league game. At 3-foot-7, Gaedel was the subject of a publicity stunt by baseball's master of publicity stunts, Bill Veeck, who was...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  7. MLB Draft: Eddie Gaedele has a lineage that continues to this day...

    Keith Law

    Eddie Gaedel was a 3-foot-7 publicity stunt many years ago, but his great-nephew is a prospect today, and at 6-foot-4, you won't see much of a resemblence. Keith scouts Kyle Gaedele.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  8. 1st Pitch: Whose fans are showing up?

    Gregg Found

    Today's Trivia: Roger Clemens finds himself back in the news today, so let's take a look back at the Rocket's playing days. Clemens won seven Cy Young awards - his first in 1986 and last in 2004. Five pitchers finished second behind Clemens in Cy V...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  9. The LeBron James Promotional Tour Finally Hits Minor League Baseb...

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images "Ladies and Gentlemen, now batting for the Lake Erie Crushers, LeBron James." LeBron James has a lot to think about once his free agency kicks in. Whether to sign with Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  10. David Lloyd: Stand By Me

    I'm constantly hammering at Cindy Brunson to cut down on the heels because when we stand together on the set - she makes me look like Eddie Gaedel. "Would it kill you to wear some flats?!" So one day after a particularly egregious violation of the 4...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  11. Delsing, 10-year MLB veteran, dies at 80

    Former St. Louis Browns outfielder Jim Delsing, best known as the pinch-runner for midget Eddie Gaedel in one of baseball's most unusual spectacles, has died. He was 80.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2006
  12. For an in-game at-bat, 'how could I say no?'

    Bill Veeck had Eddie Gaedel, the midget who pinch hit for the St. Louis Browns in a major league game in 1951. Now, Mike Veeck, son of Bill and president of the St. Paul Saints, has Mac Turndorf, the eBay bidder who'll get to bat in a game.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2004
  13. Veeck's best known stunt hits anniversary

    Fifty years ago Sunday, Bill Veeck pulled the best gimmick of his career, hiring Eddie Gaedel for a one-time-only appearance as a pinch hitter for the St. Louis Browns.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2001
  14. Midget Gaedel walks in only MLB appearance

    Larry Schwartz

    In his most outrageous stint, St. Louis Browns president Bill Veeck uses midget Eddie Gaedel (43 inches) as a pinch-hitter. Gaedel walks on four pitches and is replaced by a pinch-runner. He will be banned by baseball.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 16, 2001
  15. Walking tall

    Nick Acocella

    More info on Bill Veeck

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 10, 2000