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MINOR LOOP HEADS IN BASEBALL MEET
LONG OF GROUP
Baseball executives from 22 minor leagues and
six major-league clubs meet in Dallas in what
they call a show-down fight for the life of
baseball. Dallas Eagles Owner Dick Burnett
called the meeting, presided over by Prentis
ANOTHER MAN (AFTER CROWD SHOT)
On hand is Se of Colorado,
president of the Western League. Johnson blames
television and radio for the decline of minor
league ball, has introduced legislation in
Congress to restrict the broadcast of major
league games in minor league areas.
&AAlso on hand, Bill Veeck, former owner
of the St. Louis Browns whose franchise has
gone to Baltimore. Veeck this weekend was
named special advisor to Chicago Cubs President
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Minor loop heads in baseball meet], item, October 18, 1953; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc721497/m1/1/: accessed March 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.