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Texas Sports Writers The Wild and Wacky Years

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ISBN-10: 1556227973

ISBN-13: 9781556227974

Edition: 2001

Authors: Bob St. John

List price: $18.95
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Bob St. John has been writing about Texas and the pro sports scene in Dallas for about 40 years. In the early years of sports reporting, the hijinks and shenanigans of Texas sports reporters were as legendary as the athletes they followed. St. John -- innocent-looking, typical nice guy -- was a leader and instigator of so much mischief that he and his fellow journalists were finally banned from staying in the same hotel as the teams. The book is filled with hilarious stories about every well-known sports writer in the state. Written in Bob's unmistakably witty style, this is a book that every reader of the sports page will love!
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 8/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 257
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

BOB ST. JOHN is the best-selling author of a dozen books, including The Landry Legend (WORD, 1989), Tex! (MacMillan, 1985), and Heart of a Lion (Taylor, 1992). Prior to being a general columnist for the Dallas Morning News for the past 21 years, St. John was a sportswriter at the paper from 1968 to 1978. During that time, he won over 30 AWARDS for sports coverage and was twice honored by the Pro Football Writers Association of America for best column and best game story of the year. St. John retired from the Dallas Morning News in January 2000.