FOX 9 Sports Now: Jim Rich talks 'The Saint of Second Chances' with Mike Veeck

Mike Veeck is now a former owner of the St. Paul Saints, one of the best forms of summer entertainment you’ll find in St. Paul.

Veeck shared his life in baseball, and a very personal story of the passing of his daughter in a recent Netflix documentary called "The Saint of Second Chances." In the film, Veeck talks about his vision for the St. Paul Saints, both the on-field product and antics between innings for fans in the stands.

It also chronicles the tragic passing of his daughter, Rebecca, on Sept. 30, 2019, at the age of just 27 after a battle with Batten Disease. Sunday night on FOX 9 Sports Now, Jim Rich sat down with Veeck to talk about the documentary, his life with the Saints and his family. 

The documentary debuts on Netflix on Sept. 19 and for more on the project go to  To help in the fight against Batten disease and to support the doctors and staff that helped Rebecca, please visit

Watch the video for the full interview.