Bill Veeck bio

Birth Name: William Louis Veeck, Jr.

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: February 9, 1914

Date Of Death: January 2, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bill Veeck was born on the 9th of February, 1914. He was known for being a Baseball Player. American baseball player and owner also known as ‘Sport Shirt Bill.’

Bill Veeck was born in Chicago. He wrote several sports articles a day while growing up. He was widely recognized for his publicity stunts to increase audience attendance at games.

Bill Veeck was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bill Veeck was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

William Louis Veeck, Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Bill’s William Louis Veeck, Jr. attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., Kenyon College.


Bill Veeck’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bill Veeck’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bill Veeck kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bill Veeck was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Louis Veeck, Jr.
NICKNAME: Sport Shirt Bill
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Bill Veeck was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Bill Veeck was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Bill Veeck had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Bill Veeck’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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