Download PDF by Lee Congdon: Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice,

By Lee Congdon

During the 1920s—the Golden Age of sports—sports writers won their very own attractiveness whereas masking such athletes as Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Jack Dempsey, and crimson Grange. the head reporters of the period have been the first ability wherein lovers discovered approximately their favourite groups and athletes, and their recognition and value within the activities international endured for many years.

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