Individual Author Record
Name: Barry RoznerPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionRozner has been a columnist for the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights, Illinois, since 1997.
Biographical and Professional InformationRozner has won Peter Lisagor and Associated Press writing awards for his work as a columnist and sports writer, and includes among his national scoops the story that Phil Jackson would be named coach of the Bulls in 1989. In 2007, he was named "Sportswriter of the Year" by the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago.A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Rozner has written several books, including "Second to Home" with Ryne Sandberg, and "Where's Harry?" with Steve Stone.
- Mark Grace Winning with Grace , Sports Publishing LLC , 1999
- Second to Home: Ryne Sandberg Opens Up , Bonus Books, 1995
- ''Where's Harry?: Steve Stone Remembers 25 Years with Harry Caray, Taylor Trade Publishing, 1999
Titles At Your Library
Second to Home: Ryne Sandberg Opens Up
ISBN: 1566250404 Bonus Books. 1995 Sure-to-be Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg could have loafed through the remaining years of a $28 million contract. It's been done before in baseball. But "Ryno," the Chicago Cubs perennial All-Star second baseman, gave it all up one sunny Monday in June 1994. His mid-season retirement startled sports pundits and fans everywhere.
Now Ryno tells his story. Why he left the way he left. As he reviews his 17-year career, this reticent man now discloses what he never felt comfortable discussing as an active player. Here are the contract details. Here, at length, are discussions of players, coaches, managers, and general managers with whom he spent 17 years of professional baseball. Here are batting tips that converted him from a singles hitter to a feared home-run slugger.
Here is Ryne the human being, Ryne the father, and Ryno the ball player. Here is the Ryne Sandberg that no one ever knew - until now.
Mark Grace Winning with Grace (Baseball Superstar)
ISBN: 1582610568 Sports Publishing LLC. 1999
When deciding which athletes to profile, our editors take into account not only a player's statistics, but also his character. SPI takes care to select athletes who are known to be community minded and can serve as role models.
The biographical material on each athlete covers him from his earliest days to the present.
Where's Harry?: Steve Stone Remembers 25 Years with Harry Caray
ISBN: 0878332332 Taylor Trade Publishing. 1999 A friend of the legendary sportscaster for more than 20 years, Stone regales readers with hundreds of stories about the baseball icon.