Sid Hartman

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Birthday
15, 1920
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1920 (age 99)
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN

About

Known for his sports journalism work for Minnesota's Star Tribune, he also managed the Minneapolis Lakers professional basketball team (which later became the famous Los Angeles Lakers team) and provided sports commentary on a Minneapolis radio station.

Before Fame

After dropping out of school to become a newspaper delivery boy for the Minneapolis Tribune, he wrote his first newspaper column (published in the Minneapolis Daily Times) in late 1945.

Trivia

Though not an award-winning writer, he was often lauded for his excellent reporting skills.

Family Life

His son, Chad Hartman, hosted a program on Minneapolis' WCCO-AM radio station.

Associated With

He was a personal friend of legendary Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach Bobby Knight.