A female reporter’s roundabout Ted Williams story

Doris O’Donnell’s fascinating journalism career included an episode where she walked around the Kremlin without incident and a 1957 road trip with the Cleveland Indians that prompted her perpetually dim view of the sporting press:

“I’d rather see a son of mine driving a bus.”

Take some time to appreciate this piece wonderful storytelling by Pat McManamon of FanHouse.

The late Mary Garber spent nearly six decades as a sportswriting pioneer, and a large part of her legacy was giving a voice to those whose athletic feats otherwise went unreported.

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