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George Vecsey

George Vecsey, a sports columnist for "The New York Times," has written about such events as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics but considers baseball, the sport he's covered since 1960, his favorite game. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including "Baseball: A History of America's Favorite Game" and "Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter "(with Loretta Lynn), which was made into an Academy Award-winning film. He has also served as a national and religion reporter for "The New York...See more