Jerome Holtzman

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General Information

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Name: Jerome Holtzman

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1926

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Died: 2008 in Evanston, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Jerome Holtzman was a baseball writer and columnist, beginning in 1957 for the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to writing for the Chicago Sun Times Jerome Holtzman was also president and founder of Holtzman Press, Inc. Jerome Holtzman chronicled the baseball seasons of the Chicago White Sox and Cubs for more than 40 years at Chicago newspapers, beginning in 1957 as a beat writer at the Chicago Sun-Times and continuing in1981 as a columnist at The Chicago Tribune.

Published Works

  • Three and Two! The Autobiography of Tom Gorman, the Great Major League Umpire, Scribner, 1979
  • Fielder's Choice: An Anthology Of Baseball Fiction, Harvest Books, 1991
  • Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball, University of Nebraska Press, 1992
  • No Cheering in the Press Box, Henry Holt & Co, 1995
  • My Greatest Day in Baseball, Bison Books, 1996
  • Jack Brickhouse: A Voice for All Seasons, Contemporary Books, 1996
  • Chicago Cubs Encyclopedia, Temple University Press, 1997
  • The Commissioners: Baseball's Midlife Crisis, Total Sports, 1998
  • Al Lopez: The Life of Baseball's El Senor, McFarland & Company, 1999
  • The Chicago Cubs (Writing Baseball), Southern Illinois University Press, 2001
  • The Jerome Holtzman Baseball Reader, Triumph Books, 2003
  • Jerome Holtzman on Baseball, Sports Publishing LLC, 2005
  • Baseball, Chicago Style, Bonus Books, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Three and Two! The Autobiography of Tom Gorman, the Great Major League Umpire

ISBN: 0684161699
Release Date: 1979

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Fielder's Choice: An Anthology Of Baseball Fiction

ISBN: 0156306522
Release Date: 1991-03-28

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Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball

ISBN: 0803289391
Release Date: 1992-04-01

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No Cheering in the Press Box

ISBN: 080503823X
Release Date: 1995-07

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My Greatest Day in Baseball

ISBN: 0803263686
Release Date: 1996-01-01

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Jack Brickhouse: A Voice for All Seasons

ISBN: 0809232073
Release Date: 1996-02

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Chicago Cubs Encyclopedia

ISBN: 156639547X
Release Date: 1997-06-29

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The Commissioners : Baseball's Midlife Crisis

ISBN: 0965694941
Release Date: 1998-04

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Al Lopez: The Life of Baseball's El Senor

ISBN: 0786406569
Release Date: 1999-02-01

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The Jerome Holtzman Baseball Reader: A Treasury of Award-Winning Writing from the Official Historian of Major League Baseball

ISBN: 1572434937
Release Date: 2003-04-01

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Jerome Holtzman on Baseball

ISBN: 158261976X
Release Date: 2005-03-01

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Baseball, Chicago Style

ISBN: 1566252334
Release Date: 2005-09-14

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Literary Awards

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External Links

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