Jane Leavy

Jane Leavy

Jane LeavyJane Leavy (1951 – ) is a journalist, feature writer, and author who has devoted most of her career to baseball. After many years with the Washington Post, in 2003 Leavy wrote Squeeze Play, a humorous novel about a female reporter assigned to cover the worst team in baseball. She then set her sights on nonfiction, and her biographies of Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle, and Babe Ruth are enough to place her in the top echelon of 21st-century baseball writers. She won the 2019 Seymour Medal for The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created.

 

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