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New PDF release: Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice,

By Lee Congdon

During the 1920s—the Golden Age of sports—sports writers received their very own acceptance whereas protecting such athletes as Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Jack Dempsey, and pink Grange. the head newshounds of the period have been the first capacity during which fanatics realized approximately their favourite groups and athletes, and their attractiveness and significance within the activities global endured for many years.

Legendary activities Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice, crimson Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. C. Heinz information the lives and careers of 4 sports-writing greats and the long-lasting athletes and occasions they lined. even if those writers tested themselves through the Twenties, their careers prolonged good into the many years that undefined. They mentioned on Jesse Owens, Joe Louis, Sandy Koufax, Arnold Palmer, and plenty of different stars from the Nineteen Twenties and past. Lee Congdon examines not just the lives and careers of Rice, Smith, Povich, and Heinz, however the designated writing variety that every of them built. Taken jointly, those 4 writers lifted activities reporting to heights that it really is not going to arrive back.

This booklet brings to existence the best period in activities heritage, as noticeable throughout the eyes of 4 mythical activities writers. activities fanatics, historians, and people drawn to activities journalism will all locate this a desirable and informative examine a time while the activities international used to be at its peak.

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