"We have all of this angst about immigrants and racial animus and all that stuff," Bob Dove said. "The Cubs' victory is the greatest thing to happen in Chicago right now because everything else that's going on right now is so negative. Veeck would love this wall because it's representative of his philosophy of being a team for everyone. And he was the person that integrated the American League."
"It looked like three white stripes on Willie's chest," Dove told me, "— the scar tissue from the cleats."