By Red Smith,Daniel Okrent
Here are Smith’s indelible profiles of activities luminaries, which express his present for distilling a career’s essence in one column. Unforgettable debts of historical occasions—Bobby Thompson’s Shot Heard ’Round the realm, Don Larsen’s ideal video game within the 1956 international sequence, the 1st Ali-Frazier fight—are joined through extra offbeat tales that demonstrate Smith’s unmistakable wit, intelligence, and breadth of feeling. the following, too, are extra own glimpses into Smith’s existence and paintings, printed in tales approximately his lifelong ardour for fishing and in “My Press-Box Memoirs,” a 1975 memory for Esquire amassed the following for the 1st time.
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