The Press: No Time for Sentiment

In his 41 years with the Associated Press. Charles Willis Dunkley has probably covered more sporting events and been read by more newspaper readers than any other U.S. sportswriter. He has scored some notable beats, and between times turned out stories that have become part of the folklore of the sports world. One day in 1920, Charlie Dunkley got a call to drop around and see Ban Johnson, president of the American League. Dunkley was one of the few reporters Johnson tolerated, and for the A.P.'s man he had the biggest sports story in years. Dunkley left Johnson with the story...

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