Paul Dickson, the National Press Club's resident baseball expert, will discuss his new book, "Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick" at 6:30 p.m. April 24.
Dickson has written more than 50 books, including "The Dickson Baseball Dictionary," which is now in its 3rd printing. He also has written books about American history and "The Bonus Army: An American Epic" was the basis of a PBS documentary
Bill Veeck was one of the most colorful baseball owners in history. He integrated the American League when he signed Larry Doby in 1947.