Elijah W. “Bill” Cunningham

Opinion

Opinion: Cancel Culture Claims A Sportswriter Legend

Back in 1962, when the Baseball Writers’ Association of America created a writers’ award and named it for J. G. Taylor Spink, they could not have foreseen the effect of racial protests generations later. Spink (1888-1962) was both the longtime publisher of the Sporting News and the award’s first recipient.  Recipients are honored for “meritorious

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