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W.C. Heinz anthology ‘a labor of love’

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 27 / 15

Sportswriter W.C. Heinz, shown in 1960, attracted notice from the likes of Damon Runyon and Ernest Hemingway. Photo by: LAWRENCE FRIED O ne of sportswriter W.C. Heinz’s most fa...

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