Keepers of the Game: When the Baseball Beat was the Best Job on the Paper

Keepers of the Game: When the Baseball Beat was the Best Job on the Paper

by Dennis D'Agostino

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597976916
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 498,704
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


DENNIS D'AGOSTINO is the author of Garden Glory: An Oral History of the New York Knicks (2003) and coauthor of Through a Blue Lens: The Brooklyn Dodger Photographs of Barney Stein, 1939–1957 (2007). Recognized by his peers in the sports community as one of its leading historians and as an accomplished author and practitioner of the oral history process, D’Agostino has been a working colleague for more than two decades of many of the writers spotlighted in Keepers of the Game. He lives in Huntington Beach, California.

Table of Contents

In Memoriam ix

Foreword Dave Anderson xi

Preface xvii

1 Stan Isaacs 1

2 Ross Newhan 11

3 Joe Goddard 21

4 Murray Chass 31

5 Russell Schneider 45

6 Jim Henneman 57

7 Peter Gammons 69

8 Maury Allen 79

9 Hal McCoy 93

10 Hal Bock 105

11 Tracy Ringolsby 115

12 Bob Elliott 125

13 Phil Pepe 135

14 Dave van Dyck 147

15 Jim Ferguson 155

16 Nick Peters 167

17 Gordon Verrell 175

18 Bill Madden 185

19 Wayne Minshew 199

20 Stan Hochman 209

21 Joe Giuliotti 221

22 Bob Hertzel 231

23 Rick Hummel 243

Appendix: The J. G. Taylor Spink Award 255

About the Author 259

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