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Red Smith on Baseball

The Game"s Greatest Writer on the Game"s Greatest Years

by Red Smith

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopaedias & Reference Works,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Baseball - Essays & Writings,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Baseball - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8670153M
    ISBN 101566634156
    ISBN 109781566634151
    OCLC/WorldCa42667777


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Red Smith on Baseball is as essential to a good sports library as any single book can be. But to compartmentalize it as just a sports book would be to somehow miss the larger accomplishments of a modern master of the English language.

--Jeff Silverman. From Publishers by: 2. Required reading for a baseball fan. Red Smith's voice and style is rich and as alluring as any stanza of poetry or piece of music. Also, though, it's a peek at notable moments in history, like, the breaking of the color line by Jackie Robinson, Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard Around The World," Ed "Whitey" Ford's notable coming out party in the World Series, the scouting of Henry Aaron, Mickey /5.

Red Smith on Baseball is as essential to a good sports library as any single book can be. But to compartmentalize it as just a sports book would be to somehow miss the larger accomplishments of a modern master of the English language.

--Jeff Silverman--This text refers to the hardcover edition/5(17). The Red Smith on Baseball book of the Red Smith On Baseball by Red Smith at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. book by red smith. book by david c smith. Explore More Items ' The Red Sox Team That Saved : Dee, Ivan R. Publisher. Baseball Book Shelf. Description: The one-hundred sixty-seven columns that make up Red Smith on Baseball are uncannily fresh with the drops of Smith's vitality, elegance, heart, intelligence, perspective, and wit.

Spanning four decades fromit's a dazzling collection of literature written on deadline, and an important step toward righting the injustice of Smith's work being out of.

Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years by Smith, Red. Seller Gil's Book Loft Published Condition Near Fine. Now, with baseball in its annual October crescendo of playoffs and the World Series, comes a book that represents five decades of Smith's columns on that sport.

It's called Red Smith on Baseball, and it's the best of a remarkable season of baseball books. I read several of them, including All Roads Lead to October on George Steinbrenner's He has coedited The Ultimate Baseball Book and Baseball Anecdotes and is the creator of Rotisserie League Baseball and of the WHIP statistic (walks + hits / innings pitched).

The volume includes an afterword by Red Smith’s son Terence Smith, an award-winning journalist and editor who has worked for The New York Times, CBS News, National. Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (Septem – Janu ) was an American ’s journalistic career spans over five decades and his work influenced an entire generation of writers.

Smith became the second sports columnist ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in Writing insportswriter David Halberstam called Smith "the.

Put alongside Ring Lardner, Red Smith was beloved by those who read him because of his crisp writing and critical views. Originally released inThe Red Smith Reader is a wonderful collection of columns with subjects ranging from baseball and fishing to golf, basketball, tennis, and boxing.

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In fact, as you read this extraordinarily fine collection of Red Smith's baseball writings, it is remarkable to realize just how many of his lines and phrases you recognize. Of course, when Smith was a sportswriter, the sports page often contained the best writing in the paper. Target / Movies, Music & Books / Books / All Book Genres / Sports & Recreation Books ‎ Red Smith on Baseball - (Paperback) $ 0 out of 5 stars with 0 reviews.

be the first. be the first. ratings. Help us improve this page. About this item. Details. Shipping & Returns. Q&A. Specifications. Red Smith is of an era when sportswriting was literature, when these writers took real pride in their language and tone-and Smith is the top of the heap.

A must for baseball fans. Makes a great gift, even as an e-book/5. Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (Septem – Janu ) was an American sportswriter.

Smith’s journalistic career spans over five decades and his work influenced an entire generation of writers. Smith became the second sports columnist ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in /5(4).

Red Smith, a small, shy man with a commonplace name, was an uncommonly stylish writer. Amid the purple bombast of the sports pages, “he was the first who gave us a license to really write English,” a colleague, Jerry Izenberg, said.1 “He was not just a great sports writer,” fellow Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Anderson wrote, “he was a great American writer in the class of Hemingway and.

Career: 27 HR, BA, RBI, 3B/OF, Braves/Dodgers/b:R/t:R, 1x 2B Leader, born in SCdied Height: Meter. It was baseball, however, for which he had the most enthusiasm, and about which he wrote most often. He is considered to be the Babe Ruth of sports writers, which is to say the greatest of all time. A collection of some of his columns on the game, called "Red Smith on Baseball," was first published 20 years ago and is still available.

Looking for books by Red Smith. See all books authored by Red Smith, including Family Dog, and Years of Fishing: The Ultimate Tribute to Our Fishing Tradition (Country Sports), and more on Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years, Paperback by Smith, Red; Berkow, Ira (FRW), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US A collection of columns from the great baseball writer recalls the greatest moments of the game though Red Smith's wise, witty gaze--from Jackie Robinson's debut to Hank Greenberg's home.

Smith became the second sports columnist ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in Writing insportswriter David Halberstam called Smith "the greatest sportswr Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (Septem – Janu ) was an American sportswriter/5(3). Red Smith, byname of Walter Wellesley Smith, (born Sept.

25,Green Bay, Wis., U.S.—died Jan. 15,Stamford, Conn.), American sports columnist whose literary craftsmanship, humorous and iconoclastic approach, and deep knowledge of sports made him one of the United States’ most popular sportswriters.

His columns were literate, and he shunned the jargon of the genre. InSmith won a Pulitzer Prize and on Januthe legendary writer passed away. On Appublisher Ivan R. Dee released many of the best articles written by Red Smith and included them in must-read book: Red Smith on Baseball.

Here is an actual excerpt from this wonderful book: OPENING DAY, YANKEE STADIUM. A mediocre fielder at third base, Red Smith was a good enough hitter to hold down third base for the Brooklyn Dodgers, until he clashed with his new manager, Wilbert regarded Smith as a troublemaker, and Smith was summarily shipped to the Boston Braves – in time to make an important contribution as the Braves won the National League pennant, and then spend five.

Red Smith is of an era when sportswriting was literature, when these writers took real pride in their language and tone-and Smith is the top of the heap.

A must for baseball fans. Makes a great gift, even as an s: 7. Red Schoendienst then doubled, but instead of setting off a big inning the hit only got him exercise.

This pedestrian took a ride yesterday in the glittering maroon Cadillac of another of baseball's proved pros, one Leroy Satchelfoot Paige, who pitches for the Kansas City Monarchs against the New York Black Yankees in Yankee Stadium tonight. To browse through the pages of RED SMITH ON BASEBALL is to realize how nuanced, how interesting and how immortal the game and its characters are.

Book Ends: SLOUCHING TOWARD FARGO by Neal Karlen (Spike Books, $, pages) won the Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of Red Smith Stats. Red Smith was born on Sunday, April 6,in Greenville, South Carolina. Smith was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 5,with the Brooklyn Superbas.

James Carlisle "Red" Smith (April 6, – Octo ) was a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Brooklyn teams of the early s (known by a few different names, Dodgers in andSuperbas inand Robins innow the Los Angeles Dodgers) and the Braves teams of the late s (then located in Boston).He was an interesting player for the time, accumulating a.

Red Smith Stats. Red Smith was born on Monday, Apin Logansport, Indiana. Smith was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on Septemwith the Pittsburgh Pirates. Red Smith Stats. Red Smith was born on Tuesday, Jin Ashley, Illinois.

Smith was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on Apwith the Philadelphia Athletics. ''Red Smith on Baseball'' intends to represent Smith in five decades, the 's through the 80's, but it really is about one special period in baseball, the late 40's and the 50's -- two-thirds of the columns are from that period, a time when newspapers were more important in the world of media than they are now and baseball was more important.

Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years Red Smith, Author, Ira Berkow, Foreword by Ivan R. Dee Publisher $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. / Baseball History Books. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out.

Report incorrect product information. Red Smith; Ira Berkow Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years (Hardcover) Average Rating: (). Richard Paul "Red" Smith ( – March 8, ) was an American player and coach in both professional baseball and professional football.A native of Brokaw, Wisconsin, Smith stood 5'9" ( cm) tall, and weighed pounds (97 kg).A catcher in baseball, he batted and threw right-handed.

He played under three of the early 20th century's most famous American sporting coaches—football. Red Smith Middle School in Green Bay is named in his honor. Further Reading. Ira Berkow: Red: A Biography of Red Smith, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, Phyllis Smith: Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years, Ivan R.

Dee, Chicago, IL, Related Sites. Walter "Red" Smith at the SABR. Gastonia's James "Red" Smith was a part of the first appearance by an in-state team when he helped Duke advance to the event as a hard-hitting freshman outfielder. Smith, who has lived in Gaston County sinceis now 87 years old and has a story unlike any of the other thousands of the College World Series participants.

There have been multiple persons named Red Smith in baseball history, including. Red Smith (smithre02) - James Carlisle Smith, infielder from Red Smith (smithre03) - Willard Jehu Smith, catcher from Red Smith (smithre04) - Marvin Harold Smith, infielder in Red Smith (smithre05) - Richard Paul Smith, catcher in Red Smith (writer) - Walter Wellesley Smith.

The annual Red Smith Sports Awards banquet is named in honor of Combined Locks native Richard “Red” Smith, who played professional baseball and football and after, coached professionally in both died in Red Smith played on the undefeated Lawrence College football team in and also was star lineman at Notre Dame.

Red Smith Sports Columns "Out of the Red," the author's first book, is a collection of of Smith's best columns. Smith's favorite subjects are baseball, football, horse racing, and. More Red Smith Pages at Baseball Reference.

Oracle; Red Smith page at the Bullpen Wiki; Standard Batting. Show Minors; Games by Position; Standard Batting; Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards; PIT: NL: 1: 3: 1: 0: 0: 2: 1: 3: 4: 0: 0.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years by Red Smith (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!Red Smith: Pos: TB-WB-BB-G-FB, Career: 37 G, 3 TD, Yankees/Packers/.born WIdied Place Of Birth: in Brokaw, WI.