Sportswriter: The Life and Times of Grantland Rice

Oxford University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. First edition/ printing. As new in bright, crisp dust jacket but with some sunning to the spine strip. 327 pp. with index, bibliography. Illustrations. Biography of great 20th century sportswriter Grantland Rice. He was the dean of a remarkable group of 1920s writers that included Damon Runyon, Heywood Broun, Paul Gallico and Ring Lardner. He nicknamed the 1924 Notre Dame football backfield as "The Four Horsemen", Red Grange as "The Galloping Ghost" and penned some of the most famous lines in sportswriting. Fine / near fine. Item #E22961
ISBN: 9780195061765

Price: $12.50

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