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Stories tagged: Eddie Gaedel


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 11:06 p.m.

Eighth annual Eddie Gaedel Day celebrated at O’Doherty’s Irish Pub

In keeping with tradition, it was a day of small talk, short speeches and half-pint beers. On Sunday, Aug. 19 at downtown Spokane’s O’Doherty’s Irish Pub, an overflow crowd chanted, …


Doug Clark: The Eddie Gaedel bobblehead is not just another baseball bauble, it’s a four-pitch keepsake

I say it’s time we gave Tom Keefe a shot at running this burg. After all, look at the magic my pal has already performed on behalf of a largely …


Doug Clark: Eddie Gaedel’s biggest fan inducted into ‘Shrine of the Eternals’

PASADENA, Calif. – Just like a ballgame, the Baseball Reliquary began its 17th annual “Shrine of the Eternals” induction ceremony Sunday at the Pasadena Central Library with the National Anthem. …


Doug Clark: Fan hits home run with short story

When Tom Keefe turned 14, his father, Tom Sr., gave him a book that changed his life. No, it wasn’t the Bible.


Doug Clark: Lunacy-based Gaedel Society boasts international reach

If the Nobel Foundation ever gets around to rewarding “inspired lunacy,” I know who deserves to be jetting to Stockholm to pick up that first award. Tom Keefe – the …