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Charles Einstein, RIP

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by In Exile, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. In Exile

    In Exile Member

    Charles Einstein, Editor of several "Fireside" baseball anthologies, The Baseball Reader and author of books such as "Willie's Time," has passed away. For many of us, the Fireside anthologies we read as kids were surely one of the reasons we began to think that sports and writing were not mutually exclusive. As a friend wrote me earlier tonight, "A Giant, 1926-2007."
  2. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Damn, RIP.

  3. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Among other things, Charles Einstein was the older half brother of Albert Brooks (Albert Einstein) and Super Dave Osborne (Bob Einstein). Really.
  4. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    That's one talented family. RIP ... I have one of those Fireside Readers on my book shelf.
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Interesting. One who was a genius at theories of physics, and another who implemented those theories.
  6. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Any relation to Norman Einstein?[joetheismann]
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