Arch Ward

From Illinois Authors
Jump to: navigation, search

General Information

Ward Arch.jpg
Name: Arch Ward

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History, Other;

Born: 1896

Deceased: 1955


Illinois Connection

Arch Ward worked for the Chicago Tribune for 25 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Arch Ward was the sports editor and columnist of the Chicago Tribune for 25 years, known as a promoter first and a writer second. In 1933, he created the Major League Baseball All-Star-Game for Chicago’s Century of Progress Exposition at the World’s Fair. His other creations include the College All-Star Game and the Golden Glove amateur boxing competition. But he was also a writer. Starting in 1930, he began writing “In the Wake of the News,” a column he inherited from sports-writing legend Ring Lardner.

Published Works

  • In the Wake of the News, Chicago Tribune, 1939
  • Frank Leahy and the fighting Irish, Armed forces Edition, 1944
  • The Green Bay Packers,: The story of professional football , Putnam, 1946
  • The New Chicago White Sox, H. Regency Co., 1951

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

In the Wake of the News.

ASIN: B004TNDXH6
Release Date: 1939


Frank Leahy and the fighting Irish (Armed Services edition)

ASIN: B0007H778Y
Release Date: 1944


The Green Bay Packers,: The story of professional football

ASIN: B0007EIXSA
Release Date: 1946


The new Chicago White Sox

ASIN: B0007E0GU8
Release Date: 1951


Literary Awards

  • 2012 Nominee for the Literary Hall of Fame, '


External Links

Arch Ward on WorldCat

Arch Ward on Amazon

Editing

This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.