Bibliography for The Rhino in Right Field

Here’s a list of the major source materials I used while researching and writing The Rhino in Right Field:

Printed material:

Buege, Bob. Borchert Field: Stories from Milwaukee’s Legendary Ballpark. Madison, WI: The Wisconsin Historical Society, 2017.

Dickson, Paul. Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick. New York: Bloomsbury, 2012.

Gurda, John. New World Odyssey: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and Frank Lloyd Wright. Milwaukee: The Milwaukee Hellenic Community, 1986.

Gurda, John. The Making of Milwaukee. Milwaukee: The Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1999.

Saloutos, Theodore. “The Greeks of Milwaukee.” Wisconsin Magazine of History, Spring 1970.

Wesley, Charles I. “Story of Milwaukee’s Zoo and its Sponsor, the Washington Park Zoological Society,” The Washington Park Zoological Society, 1947.

Winter, Darlene, Elizabeth Frank, and Mary Kazmierczak. Images of America: Milwaukee County Zoo.Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014.

Veeck, Bill, and Ed Linn. Veeck—As in Wreck. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2001.


Michaels, Chance. Borchert Field (blog).

Milwaukee County Historical Society website.

Milwaukee Journal historical archives.

Milwaukee Sentinel historical archives.

In person:

Milwaukee County Zoo
Library and Archives
10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Washington Park
1859 N. 40th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208