Show me a man who is a good loser and I’ll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's go- Bob Hope
Just like music, sports elevates us to new levels of achievment.- Randy Castillo
Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.- Juan Antonio Samaranch
Business is a combination of war and sport.- André Maurois
Cheerleading gave me a love of sports, which I brought to the Senate. I can talk to the go...- Kay Bailey Hutchison
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|Birth:||29th December, 1919|
|Death:||16th August, 1998|
James Patrick Murray was born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He was an American sportswriter at the Los Angeles Times from 1961 to 1998. He graduated from Trinity College in 1943. Many of his achievements include winning the NSSA's Sportswriter of the Year award an astounding 14 times. In 1990, he won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his 1989 columns, and the Baseball Hall of Fame awarded him the J. G. Taylor Spink Award in 1987. He was a writer and columnist for Sports Illustrated from 1953–1961 and Time magazine from 1948-1955. He was also a reporter for the Los Angeles Examiner from 1944–1948, the New Haven Register and The Hartford Times. He was inducted in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in 1978.
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