Ernest Thayer

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Birthday
14, 1863
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 21, 1940 (77)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
14, 1863
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 21, 1940 (77)

About

American author and poet best known for his famous poem "Casey at the Bat." He published several of his other humorous poems in the New York Journal.

Before Fame

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and served as editor of The Harvard Lampoon.

Trivia

He worked as a humor columnist for The San Francisco Examiner in the late 1880s.

Family Life

He married Rosalind Buel Hammett when he was forty-nine years old.

Associated With

He worked for William Randolph Hearst at The San Francisco Chronicle.