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Legendary sports writers of the golden age

Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W.C. Heinz

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 159 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26351958M
ISBN 109781442277519
LC Control Number2016043504
OCLC/WorldCa961008247

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Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. Heinz details the lives and careers of four sports-writing greats and the iconic athletes and events they covered. Although these writers established themselves during the s, their careers extended well into the decades that : Lee Congdon.

Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. Heinz details the lives and careers of four sports-writing. Legendary sports writers of the golden age book In Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age, Author Lee Congdon introduces the reader to four significant sports writers who began their careers in the s and s.

Long considered the Golden Age of Sports for the athletes who performed, Congdon. In Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age, Author Lee Congdon introduces the reader to four significant sports writers who began their careers in the s and s.

Long considered the Golden Age of Sports for the athletes who performed, Congdon focuses on the writers who brought these athletes to life.

Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W.C. Heinz (Book): Congdon, Lee: This book details the lives and careers of four sports-writing greats-Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. Heinz-and the legendary athletes and events they covered for decades.

This book details the lives and careers of four sports-writing greats—Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. Heinz—and the legendary athletes and events they covered for decades. These men all wrote during what is often considered sport’s Golden Age, lifting sports reporting to heights that it is unlikely to reach again.

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Congdon, professor emeritus of history at James Madison University and author of Baseball and Memory, pays tribute to the mythic influence of four sports scribes, Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W.C. Heinz, whose readers followed their colorful commentary from the roaring twenties to the space age.

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Heinz details the lives and careers of four sports-writing greats and the iconic athletes and events they covered. This book details the lives and careers of four sports-writing greats-Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W.

Heinz-and the legendary athletes and events they covered for decades. These men all wrote during what is often considered sport's Golden Age, lifting sports reporting to heights that it is unlikely to reach again. The term Golden Age comes from Greek mythology, particularly the Works and Days of Hesiod, and is part of the description of temporal decline of the state of peoples through five Ages, Gold being the first and the one during which the Golden Race of humanity (Greek: χρύσεον γένος chrýseon génos) lived.

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