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Plaschke on Tim Crews' family

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Smasher_Sloan, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    One of those instances where the reporter injecting himself into the story is what makes it compelling:

  2. Sorry to threadjack so early but does anyone remember who wrote the original story for SI 14 years ago. I remember crying at that one.
  3. loveyabye

    loveyabye Guest

    Gary Smith
  4. Dave Kindred

    Dave Kindred Member

    Only perfect.
  5. beautifully written piece
  6. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

  7. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    That story's a lesson in more ways than one.
  8. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    I remember hearing the news of the players' deaths on the radio. I was gutted.
    It was probably the worst day I can remember being an Indians fan.
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    I don't know (G. Smith, from reading above), but this one gave me the same reaction.

    That was outstanding.
  10. Montezuma's Revenge

    Montezuma's Revenge Active Member

    Hated the ending of this one. Just hated it. Way, way, too self-serving for my tastes.
  11. Willie-Butch

    Willie-Butch Member

    I'm not a big fan of writers making themselves a part of the story, of course, but there are exceptions to every rule. In this instance, it worked. Well.
  12. OrangeGrad

    OrangeGrad Member

    I never much cared for Bill Plaschke while watching him on ESPN. Then I started reading some of his stuff. He's an amazing writer. This piece is incredible. Well done.
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