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Red Smith (1905D1982) was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, was graduated from Notre Dame, and worked at newspapers in Milwaukee, St. Louis, and Philadelphia before coming to New York. His writing on sports won a Pulitzer Prize and a George Polk Award. Ira Berkow, Red SmithOs biographer, is a sports columnist for the New York Times.
Sportswriter Red Smith's most memorable columns--175 of them from 1941 to 1981--offer accounts of Jackie Robinson's debut, Hank Greenberg's home runs, Enos Slaughter scoring the winning run in the seventh game of the 1946 World Series, and Bobby Thomson's home run heard around the world. 13 illustrations.