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Ross Newhan (born c. 1937) is an American former sports writer, best known as a columnist for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and baseball writer for the Los Angeles Times . He began his career in 1961 and retired in 2004.


Newhan garnered the 1997 Associated Press Sports Editors Award for his story on the sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 1998, he was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. [1] Newhan was the 2000 recipient of the J. G. Taylor Spink Award, given annually by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA), and was honored during 2001 ceremonies at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. He co-authored the book Coaching Baseball Successfully. [2]

His son, David Newhan, is a former Major League Baseball player and coach.

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  2. Curran, Mike (2007). Coaching Baseball Successfully. Human Kinetics. pp.  208. ISBN   9780736065207.

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