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Red Smith

Born: Sep 25, 1905

Death: Jan 15, 1982

Birthplace: Green Bay

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Red Smith

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1905
Date of Death : Jan 15, 1982
Birth Place : Green Bay

Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith, was an American sportswriter who rose to become one of America's most widely read sports columnists. 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 1976.

Profession


  • Writer

Also known as


  • Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith

Children


  • Terence Smith

Awards Won


  • Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
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