Glenn Stout

Jane Leavy is an award-winning former sportswriter and feature writer for the Washington Post. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy and The Last Boy: Micky Mantle and the End of America's Childhood.

Glenn Stout has been series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception and is the author of numerous books, including Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, A Championship Season, and Fenway's Remarkable First Year, Young Woman and the Sea, and Yankees Century.

Books Authored

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“For the reader who is intrigued by America’s romance with gangsters, Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid is definitely worth spending time with a couple who, for just a short time, lived

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“Best American Sports Writing is a showcase for great writing and perceptive, under-the-radar stories about athletes and adventurers, the stench of a ‘bitches and ho’s’ sports culture run a

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One test of the uniform quality of the work in Best Essays collections like this one is whether or not a writer who almost made the cut, listed in the back as “Notable,” would be likely to read wha