City Stadium: Red Smith 1905-1982

© Photographed September 6, 2017
City Stadium, Home of the Green Bay Packers 1925-1956
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.508110, -87.993854
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Red Smith
1905-1982
Red Smith was regarded as one of the most literate and amusing sportswriters of the 20th century. A 1922 East High graduate, he majored in journalism at Notre Dame graduating in 1927. Red worked for various newspapers around the country, and in 1945, he began a syndicated column in the New York Herald Tribune. He continued writing his column right up until his death in 1982. In 1972, he joined the New York Times and received a Pulitzer Prize for his sports writing in 1976.
The marker is located inside City Stadium, to the left of the North Baird Street entrance to City Stadium, and is accessible from northbound North Baird Street, north of its intersection with Cherry Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301.

Wikipedia: Red Smith (sportswriter)

New York Times Obituaries (January 16, 1982): Red Smith, Sports Columnist Who Won Pulitzer, Dies at 76

These markers are also at this location:

The marker is on the left podium, in the back, near the brick wall.

The marker is inside the gates, to the left of this entrance.

The marker is located at City Stadium.

The marker is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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