All Those Mornings... at the Post

All Those Mornings... at the Post : The 20th Century in Sports from Famed "Washington Post" Columnist Shirley Povich

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Shirley Povich wrote his first sports story for The Washington Post in 1924 and his final column for the Post on June 3, 1998, the day before his death. Between those dates, he wrote about the most memorable moments in American sports. For the 100th anniversary of his birth, Povich's children have assembled this personal recollection of Povich andshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 157.5 x 241.3 x 40.6mm | 725.76g
  • INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Twenty-Sixth ed.
  • 1586483153
  • 9781586483159

About Shirley Povich

Shirley Povich grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family in Bar Harbor, Maine. As a teenager, he caddied for Edward B. McLean, owner of The Washington Post, who offered him a job. Povich wrote his first sports story for the Post in 1924. He was president of the Baseball Writers of America -- he held No.1 on its membership card -- and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He wrote his final column for the Post on June 3, 1998, the day before he died.show more

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