Going 15 Rounds With Jerry Izenberg: A Collection Of Interviews With The Legendary Columnist
An exploration of legendary sports columnist Jerry Izenberg's career, which began in 1951 at the Newark Star-Ledger. In 2020, Jerry is still writing columnist for the newspaper. Exclusive interviews with Izenberg about favorite memories from the world of sports, his close friendship with Muhammad Ali, insights on his newspaper mentors and other tales about sporting heroes such as Secretariat and Roger Maris form the foundation of the book. Part 2 of the book showcases insights from Izenberg's colleagues and peers, including Dave Anderson, Jim Lampley, Ira Berkow, John Schulian, Kevin Iole and Jeremy Schaap, among others, who weigh in on the impact of his columns, books, documentaries and other work and his legacy.
A 52,000-word in-depth look at one of the greatest American sports journalists of all time.