Pen Name: None
Genre: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1946 in Chicago, Illinois
Theodore was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He raised his family in suburban Hinsdale, Illinois and now resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Currently a freelance writer, native Chicagoan John Theodore has served as a reporter, writer, editor, and television and radio producer for United Press International, WGN and WGN-TV. He has also written two e-books, Shaping the Story: An Urban Novel. One City, One Year and Baseball...and Other Romantic Life Lessons.
Evil Summer: Babe Leopold, Dickie Loeb, and the Kidnap-Murder of Bobby Franks, Southern Illinois University, 2007
Baseball's Natural: The Story of Eddie Waitkus, Southern Illinois University, 2002 - reprint by Bison Books in 2006
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
- Booklist: One of the top 12 sports books of 2003, Baseball's Natural: The Story of Eddie Waitkus
- Illinois State Historical Society award, Evil Summer: Babe Leopold, Dickie Loeb, and the Kidnap-Murder of Bobby Franks
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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