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Charles Leerhsen

Charles Leerhsen is a former executive editor at Sports Illustrated . He has written for Rolling Stone , Esquire , and The New York Times . His books include Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty ; Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America; and Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and the Birth of the Indy 500. He is a winner of the SABR Baseball Research Award. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the writer Sarah Saffian. Visit him at