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Blackie Sherrod at large

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- 1945- -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      Collection of articles from Dallas Morning News columnist, Blackie Sherrod.

      StatementBlackie Sherrod.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE839.4 .S54 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 271 p. ;
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3556734M
      ISBN 101571687211
      LC Control Number2002014583
      OCLC/WorldCa50598308

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Blackie Sherrod at large. [Blackie Sherrod] -- Collection of articles from Dallas Morning News columnist, Blackie Sherrod. Sherrod, Blackie. Blackie Sherrod at large. Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Blackie Sherrod.

Find more information about: ISBN: The Blackie Sherrod Collection (Contemporary American Sportswriters Series) by Blackie Sherrod and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Blackie Sherrod at Large Feb 1, by Blackie Sherrod Hardcover. $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

The Blackie Sherrod Collection (Contemporary American Sportswriters Series) Apr 1, Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities. Blackie Sherrod was born, reared, and educated in Texas.

After a failed career as a wingback at Howard Payne College, he spent most of World War II as a torpedo plane gunner in the Pacific.

Sherrod began his sportswriting career in with the Fort Worth Press. He joined the Dallas Times Herald inand since his writing has graced Author: Blackie Sherrod.

Blackie Sherrod at Large by Blackie Sherrod A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. On one wall, I have Blackie Sherrod's story on the moon landing, On another, I have his game story from the Big Shootout. He was the best. — David Barron (@dfbarron) Ap Miscellaneous clippings – Blackie Sherrod bumper sticker, quotes, souvenir pamphlets, brochure for Sports Management Group, date book 15 “What I Know About Sex by Blackie Sherrod” [bound blank book] 16 Dallas Times Herald leather wallet 17 Business cards 18 Membership cards 19 Tickets Press passes Box: Folder: 3: 1.

The second, co-authored with Dan Jenkins, was entitled The Blackie Sherrod Collection (Taylor Publishing, ). The last, Blackie Sherrod at Large, was published in (Eakin Press). Although they are long out of print, you can still purchase all of these books from third-party sellers.

Inthey collected his columns in The Blackie Sherrod Collection, with an introduction by Dan Jenkins, who, I suppose, now succeeds him as the great Texas sportswriter. (Fans of Mickey Herskowitz may feel free to disagree.) Inanother collection appeared, Blackie Sherrod At Large.

He married twice. The 1st marriage ended in divorce. That Wild Man Gary Cartwright: The mad, mad, mad life of a Texas wordsmith When UT Press asked him to pen the book, Cartwright became a fan of Blackie Sherrod. Blackie Sherrod at Large (columns), Eakin Press (Austin, TX), Work frequently appeared in Best Sports Stories of the year collections throughout the s, s, and s.

Contributor to Our Navy magazine during World War II. In addition to his countless number of articles in newspapers, Sherrod wrote three books. His first, called Scattershooting, was published in (Strode). The second, co-authored with Dan Jenkins, was entitled The Blackie Sherrod Collection (Taylor Publishing, ).

The last, Blackie Sherrod at Large, was published in (Eakin Press. His father was a scratch golfer, but it was Aunt Inez who presented Jenkins his original set of clubs, ladies’ clubs: 2- 5- 7- and 9-irons, a spoon (3-wood) and a : Tom Callahan.

Today is a special day for all college football fans who remember one of the most valiant players in the history of the late Freddie Steinmark would have been 61 today. Ten years ago Blackie might have taken a very large audience, but not today.” To be sure, Dallas is a changing city.

The newcomers, both readers and writers, have not been raised on Sherrod’s. Blackie Sherrod, the greatest Texas sportswriter of his generation or any other, now and forevermore, died Thursday afternoon at age Sherrod died at his home in Dallas of natural causes, said his wife, Joyce.

He had been in hospice care for the past week. Sherrod was voted Texas Sportswriter of the Year a record 16 times and was honored with the prestigious Red Smith Award. Blackie Sherrod was an American sports writer who was the last of what was a royal lineage of American sportswriter that began with Damon.

At that point, Sherrod ordered that Jackson's historic photo cover the entire front page. Sherrod was one of dozens of Dallas cops and newspaper people who knew Ruby, who lobbied for coverage of his strip club and handed out free passes. To people like Blackie Sherrod, there's zero chance Jack Ruby was involved in a conspiracy.

Sherrod, Blackie Blackie Sherrod papers MSSMSS x 52 boxes (approximately 42 linear feet) DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University Blackie Sherrod was a noted Texas sports writer for almost six decades, writing for several newspapers, including both the Dallas Times Herald and the Dallas Morning News.

Noteworthy passings in of Texans and those who made their mark in Texas:A legendAuthor: Gerry Fraley. From Dan Jenkinsone of Americas most respected and acclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious, and cantankerous memoir about his lifelong journey through the world of sports.

Sometimes, I envy my own childhood, says Dan Jenkins/5. Mr. Jenkins got his first job in journalism in the mids, at The Fort Worth Press, hired by Blackie Sherrod, a writer and editor who would himself become celebrated in Texas as a Southern. The State of Texas: Ap Blackie Sherrod (middle) inback when the legendary sportswriter was the sports editor of the Dallas Times Herald.

With its large oil and gas. Blackie Sherrod transferred to the Dallas Morning News inand continued his writing there until his retirement. He wrote regular columns, including his Sunday "Scattershooting" section, as well as authoring several books: Blackie Sherrod: Scattershooting (); The Blackie Sherrod Collection (); and Blackie Sherrod at Large ().

Willard’s picture book, A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent & Experienced Travelers, was the first volume of poetry to win the Newbery Medal, the country’s highest honor for children’s writing. Iillustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, it also received a Caldecott Honor as one of the best illustrated books of the year.

In fact, when I went to work for the Dallas Times Herald inhe, Blackie Sherrod, and Gary “Jap” Cartwright were on the same staff and were joined, or succeeded immediately, by Dan. Fifteen minutes before the start of Preakness coverage, at p.m. on KRLD, it's the sports with Bill Sherrod.

KRLD, at the time, was a CBS affiliate and was owned by the Dallas Times g for the Times Herald at the time was a year old sportswriter named William Forrest "Blackie" Sherrod - the same Bill Sherrod. Blackie Sherrod died last week at age Blackie Sherrod, president of the FWAA in and winner of the Bert McGrane Award in “I always thought he was as great an all-around newspaperman as he was a columnist,” said Dan Jenkins, who Sherrod hired at the old Fort Worth Press and went on to become one of the top writers at Sports Illustrated and a noted author.

Always hustling, too, which is why he had more than enough material to write the definitive book about Rozelle in — one of a number of books. Jerre R. Todd ARLINGTON--Jerre R. Todd, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many, was called to heaven on Friday, Nov.

15, He was “But I tell you what I won’t miss is the line from one end of a very large press room to the other to get to the men’s room. Blackie Sherrod of Dallas, Jack Murphy from San Diego and the. At the age of 89, Izenberg decided to end his streak of Super Bowls at 53 - or LIII in NFL lingo.

His absence at the game leaves year-old Jerry Green of Detroit as the only daily newspaper. Last summer I purchased a book listing all the historical markers in Tennessee, and one captured my imagination above all others.

It was a commemorative marker for Sherrod Bryant, one of the wealthiest landowners in the pre-Civil War South who owned many slaves to work his acres in Middle Tennessee, an area larger than that of nearby President Andrew Jackson's Hermitage plantation. At the age of 89, Izenberg decided to end his streak of Super Bowls at 53 — or LIII in NFL lingo.

His absence at the game leaves year-old Jerry Green of Detroit as the only daily newspaper. Super Bowl Streak Ends at Age 89 for Longtime NJ Sportswriter The absence leaves year-old Jerry Green of Detroit as the only daily newspaper writer.

The book was made into a movie of the same name in starring Nick Nolte and Mac Davis. Wikipedia: Tom Landry Thomas Wade Landry (Septem – Febru ) was an American football player and coach.

He is best known for his successes as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys. By Blackie Sherrod The Dallas Morning News. It used to be that when all else failed, a guy went into the army; now he becomes a consultant.

- Blackie Sherrod I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives. - Billy Connolly Moses was the greatest legislator and the commander in chief of perhaps the first liberation army. - Elie Wiesel.

The Best I Recall | Gary Cartwright is one of Texas's legendary writers. In a career spanning nearly six decades, he has been a newspaper reporter, Senior Editor of Texas Monthly, and author of several acclaimed books, including Blood Will Tell, Confessions of a Washed-up Sportswriter, and Dirty : University of Texas Press.

Dallas sportswriter Blackie Sherrod attributed the Cowboys' success to two rare possessions of Clint Murchison: a bottomless pocketbook and patience. InDallas suddenly became known as the city that assassinated John F.

Kennedy. Murchison's Cowboys, featuring likable players and a winning tradition, paved the way for a new Dallas : Clinton Williams Murchison Jr., September. Sports > NFL Tim Dahlberg: Super Bowl streak ends at age 89 for Jerry Izenberg.

Tue., Jan. 28, San Francisco 49ers fans wait for Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Monday. CONTEMPLATIONS: BLACKIE SHERROD Legend. First word that gets used. Like so many formerly young journalists in Dallas and Fort Worth, we read Blackie long before we met him.

He was the guy who knew how to write. He could tell a story. I worked at the tabloid paper, The Fort Worth Press, after Blackie left for the Dallas Times-Herald.Bestowing life; enlivening. [from 13th c.]Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI Her gentle hart [ ] Began some smacke of comfort new to tast, / Like lyfull heat to nummed senses brought [ ].Edward Henry Nolan, The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: Christianity is operating among them in two ways; it.

Legends of the business such as Miami’s Edwin Pope, Blackie Sherrod of Dallas, Jack Murphy from San Diego and the great Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times. They were all part of the same business, separated by thousands of miles most of the year but always happy to get together at big events like the World Series, Kentucky Derby and, of.