Bill Veeck Loved Midgets | America Fun Fact of the Day - Bill veck midget
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Edward Carl Gaedel was the smallest player to appear in a Major League Baseball game. Gaedel gained recognition in the second game of a St. Louis Browns doubleheader on August 19, Weighing 65 pounds and standing 3 feet 7 inches tall, he. Edward Carl Gaedel (June 8, – June 18, ) was the smallest player to appear in a Hall of Fame and Museum. St. Louis Browns owner Bill Veeck, in his autobiography Veeck – As in Wreck, said of Gaedel, "He was, by golly, the best darn midget who ever played big-league ball. He was also the only one.".