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 Robert Creamer

Robert Creamer

Birth
Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 18 Jul 2012 (aged 90)
Saratoga, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Burial Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 93899784 · View Source
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Author. Creamer was an American sportswriter and editor who was one of the first hired on the staff of Sports Illustrated in August of 1954 as a senior editor where he also wrote the weekly Scorecard section of the magazine. He also wrote for the New York Times. In 1974, he authored one of the most definitive biographies of Babe Ruth: 'The Legend Comes to Life'. Other books he wrote were, the Casey Stengel biography: 'Stengel: His Life and Times', and 'Baseball in '41: A Celebration of the Best Baseball Season Ever'. Although retired from SI in 1984, he occasionally wrote retrospective articles for the weekly publication. In 1994, he helped write and narrate Ken Burns' noted documentary, 'Baseball'. Creamer was a recipient of the 2012 Henry Chadwick Award from the Society for American Baseball Research.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 19 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93899784
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Creamer (14 Jul 1922–18 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93899784, citing Holy Mount Cemetery, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .