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Veeck replied that he already had a recording, so Caray would be heard either way. When he died at age 71, he was survived by his wife, Mary Frances, and eight children. Veeck, in response, said he would listen to the fans, and re-signed Boudreau to a new two-year contract. Saperstein saved Veeck from financial disaster early on in Milwaukee by giving him the right to promote the Globetrotters in the upper Midwest in the winter of — Archived from the original on In an attempt to adapt to free agency he developed a "rent-a-player" model, centering on the acquisition of other clubs' stars in their option years. Ironically Veeck had been the only baseball owner to testify in support of Curt Flood during his famous court case, at which Flood had attempted to gain free agency after being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. And yet, Eddie Gaedel's lone major league appearance, while the most famous of Veeck's stunts, may not even have been his most bizarre. I would send a midget up to bat.