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Ron Rapoport

Ron Rapoport was a sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and sports commentator for NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” for more than two decades. A winner of the Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism, he is the author of more than a dozen books on sports and show business. His latest book is Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, The Life of Ernie Banks, the definitive and revealing biography of one of baseball’s most iconic, beloved–and misunderstood—heroes.

Let's Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub the Life of Ernie Banks
Hachette Books
March 2020
ISBN 9780316318624
464 pages
$16.00, NYP
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The definitive and revealing biography of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, one of America's most iconic, beloved, and misunderstood baseball players, by acclaimed journalist Ron Rapoport. More/less

The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
University of Nebraska Press
January 2018
ISBN 9780803269736
592 pages
$39.95, INSTOCK
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"An anthology of journalist Ring Lardner's writings on sports and other nonfiction topics that collects works that have been mostly unavailable for decades"--

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