Comments from the author about writing: My first two books were biographies of late Chicago White Sox stars enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Red Faber and Ray Schalk. Faber was a native of Dubuque County, Iowa. My current project is a biography of Dubuque native Jay Berwanger, winner of the first Heisman Trophy, awarded to the year's best player in college football.
Literary awards received and date received:
Red Faber: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Spitball Pitcher was a
finalist for the Larry Ritter Award, presented by the Society for
American Baseball Research, in 2008.
As a newspaper editor, the author has won state and regional awards for editorials and columns.
Book Types: Nonfiction
Audience Types: Adult
Genre: Biography, Sports, Baseball
Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes
If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Usually no fee for programs within a reasonable distance of Dubuque. For longer distances, honorarium or mileage payment appreciated.
3462 Crestwood Drive
Dubuque IA 52002-5117
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McFarland & Co.
Jefferson NC 28640
Books By This Author
Red Faber: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Spitball Pitcher. McFarland & Co., Jefferson, N.C., 2007.
Ray Schalk: A Baseball Biography. McFarland & Co., Jefferson, N.C., 2009.