Angell, Roger

Angell, Roger

(1920–  ) writer, editor; born in New York City. He graduated from Harvard (1942) and served in the U.S. Air Force (1942–46). He was a senior editor at Holiday Magazine (1947–56) and a fiction editor and general contributor to the New Yorker (1956). Considered the dean of baseball writers, his books include The Summer Game (1972), Season Ticket (1988), and Once More Around the Park (1991). He received the George Polk Award for commentary (1981).
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