Red Smith

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Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Feb 15, 1982 (76)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Feb 15, 1982 (76)

About

One of the most famous sports columnists of all time who became the first sportswriter to win the Pulitzer for Commentary in 1976.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame before pursuing his career.

Trivia

He became the first sportswriter to win the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1976.

Family Life

His son, Terence Smith, was a journalist at The New York Times.

Associated With

He was very critical of Muhammad Ali when the latter refused to serve during the Vietnam War.