|Name Ira Berkow||Role Reporter|
|Education Miami University, Northwestern University|
Nominations Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
Books To the hoop, The Man Who Robbed t, Giants Among Men: YA, The DuSable Panthers, Court Vision
Similar People Reggie Miller, Joseph Pulitzer, Bill Simmons
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Ira Berkow (born January 7, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American sports reporter, columnist, and writer. He shared the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, which was awarded to the staff of The New York Times for their series How Race Is Lived in America.
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Ira berkow full swing hits runs and errors in a writer s life
Berkow earned his BA in English Literature at Miami University, and his MA from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.
He was a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, a syndicated features writer and sports editor for the Newspaper Enterprise Association.
From 1981 to 2007 he was a sports reporter and columnist for The New York Times and has written for Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Art News, Seventeen, Chicago Magazine, The Chicago Tribune Magazine, National Strategic Forum Review, Readers' Digest, and Sports Illustrated, among others.
He shared the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his article "The Minority Quarterback" in The New York Times series How Race Is Lived in America.
He was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1988, "For thoughtful commentary on the sports scene."
In 2006, he was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
Berkow wrote the script for the documentary film Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story (2010) and is the author of 18 books including the Edgar Allan Poe Award nominated non-fiction The Man Who Robbed The Pierre: The Story of Bobby Comfort and the Biggest Hotel Robbery Ever.