Open Monday & Tuesday: 4-10pm Wednesday - Sunday: 11am-10pm Open for Dine-in; Curbside; Carry-out and Online Ordering. Holiday Hours Christmas Eve 11-4   |  Christmas Day - Closed
New Years Eve 11-7   |  New Years Day 3-10 p.m.
$5 off voucher at checkout!
(630) 365-9938
117 North Main Street | Elburn, IL 60119
Eddies is now offering Happy Hour on Fridays and Saturdays form 8-10 p.m.
$3 Domestics
$3.50 for Well Drinks.

About Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill

Eddie Gaedel

A Short Story about Eddie Gaedel

Welcome to This Date in Random Baseball History. Today, we travel back to August 19, 1951. With the St. Louis Browns (who would later become the Baltimore Orioles) languishing near the bottom of the American League standings, legendary owner Bill Veeck sent 3-foot-7 Eddie Gaedel to the plate as a pinch-hitter in the first inning of a game against the Tigers.

After showing the umpire his official contract, Gaedel walked on four pitches, was replaced by a pinch-runner at first base, and received a standing ovation from the crowd.

The shortest player to ever record a Major League plate appearance, Gaedel’s jersey—number 1/8—is preserved in the Hall of Fame today.

Small Sport’s Bar named after a short athlete.

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