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July 29, 2002
Fans had to step right up if they wanted to see the Class A Charleston Riverdogs play on Nobody Night—the team intentionally locked fans out so it could set a record for lowest attendance, with zero. Who would pull such a promotional stunt? Owner Mike Veeck, who is the son of Bill Veeck, who in 1951 hired midget Eddie Gaedel to bat for his St. Louis Browns.
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July 29, 2002

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Fans had to step right up if they wanted to see the Class A Charleston Riverdogs play on Nobody Night—the team intentionally locked fans out so it could set a record for lowest attendance, with zero. Who would pull such a promotional stunt? Owner Mike Veeck, who is the son of Bill Veeck, who in 1951 hired midget Eddie Gaedel to bat for his St. Louis Browns.

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