Remembering Bill Doak in Bradenton

Published at 2:52 p.m. on March 28, 2014 | Modified at 2:53 p.m. on March 28, 2014

Bill Howard, whose dad ran a barbershop across 13th Street West from Bill Doak's Sweet Shop, talks about that his friendship with the former major league pitcher called 'Spittin' Bill' and his legacy for kids of the 1940s and 1950s. Video by Vin Mannix, Bradenton Herald.

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