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It was Veeck`s best-known stunt. I`m going to use a midget tomorrow. At the ballpark the next day, before the first game, Broeg sought out.

Edward Carl Gaedel (June 8, 1925 – June 18, 1961) was the smallest player to appear in a The change to that day's St. Louis Browns scorecard, listing Gaedel and his who stood 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m), was a short ballplayer or a tall dwarf. Initially, Major League Baseball struck Gaedel from its record book, as if he had.

If we couldn't prove it fell on the day we chose, neither could anyone prove that it .. A little midget jumps out of a cake and he's wearing a baseball uniform and.