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John R Tunis

John R. Tunis (1889-1975) was a novelist and sportswriter best remembered for his series of novels about the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s and '50s. Born in Boston, Tunis graduated from Harvard University and then served in the Army during World War I. He began writing sports columns in 1925 and was soon contributing to dozens of publications, including the" New Yorker", "Reader's Digest", "Esquire", and the" Saturday Evening Post". A tennis player himself, Tunis broadcast the first Wimbledon...See more