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Question 1: He was best known for his flamboyant publicity stunts, and the innovations he brought to the league during his ownership of the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns and ________.
Ozzie GuillénChicago White SoxChicago White Sox all-time rosterMark Buehrle

Question 2:
What role did Bill Veeck play in the movie The Kid from Cleveland?
Bill Veeck - Cleveland Indians Owner and President
Michael 'Mike' Jackson
Carl Novak
Dan 'The Kid' Hudson

Question 3: However ________ owner Walter O'Malley was not willing to compete with a team owned by a master promoter like Veeck, even if Veeck was only a minority partner.
Tommy LasordaJoe TorreLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers all-time roster

Question 4: Ironically Veeck had been the only baseball owner to testify in support of ________ during his famous court case, at which Flood had attempted to gain free agency after being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Lou BrockPete RoseCurt FloodBob Gibson

Question 5: He then got in touch with a group that was looking to bring big-league ball to ________.
Rockville, MarylandBaltimoreAnnapolis, MarylandMaryland

Question 6: He was elected five years later to the ________.
Babe RuthNational Baseball Hall of Fame and MuseumReggie JacksonMickey Mantle

Question 7: After marrying Mary Frances Ackerman, Veeck bought an 80 percent stake in the ________ Browns in 1951.
St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis County, MissouriGreater St. LouisKansas City, Missouri

Question 8: By 1948, led by Boudreau's .355 batting average, Cleveland won its first pennant and ________ since 1920.
1926 World SeriesWorld Series2009 World Series2004 World Series

Question 9: During this last run Veeck decided to have announcer ________ sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch.
Harry Caray1998 Major League Baseball home run record chaseCardinals–Cubs rivalryBrock for Broglio

Question 10: At first Veeck considered moving the Browns back to ________ (where they had played their inaugural season in 1901).
Waukesha, WisconsinMadison, WisconsinWisconsinMilwaukee

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