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RIP, Bob Valli

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by nattering nabob, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. He covered the Oakland Raiders in their glory years in the 1960s and '70s for the Oakland Tribune, and later became sports editor of the Trib. Bob was one of the movers and shakers in sports journalism in the Bay Area for quite awhile. He had Parkinson's and died this week at age 80.

    Henry Schulman of the SF Chronicle has a nice remembrance: http://blog.sfgate.com/giants/2011/11/02/so-long-bob-and-thanks/
  2. Dan Hickling

    Dan Hickling Member

    Not cashing SS checks (yet) and don't live in the East Bay, so I never knew Bob. But Henry made me feel as though I had ...
  3. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    If you're still reading here Henry, ya done good. RIP Bob.
  4. hankschu

    hankschu Member

    I do check in here, and thanks.
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