Casey Michel

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  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Mike Tegeder was 11 years old when he first heard the word "fag." It happened while he was stocking shelves for Benno Belzer, a local Jewish grocer, in north Minneapolis. A group of bag boys, maybe half a dozen years older, huddled nearby, discuss...

  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Every year, Mike Veeck waits for the crowds at the Baseball Hall of Fame to thin. He finds a bench with his wife, Libby, and stares up at the plaque facing them. The visage of Mike's father, Bill, looks down — his trademark grin emblazoned a...


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