Originally published in the September 1983 edition of Esquire. Reprinted here with the author's permission.
When Pat Jordan went to do a story on Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey and his wife, Cyndy, for Inside Sports in 1980, he never expected trouble. After the story appeared, the Garveys sued Jordan and the magazine, and though the suit was eventually settled—and though the Garveys would soon be divorced—Jordan for a…
This piece originally appeared in the eighth issue of The Classical Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission.
Originally published in the April 1992 issue of Esquire. Reprinted here with the author's permission.
Originally published in the May 17, 1987, edition of The Washington Post Magazine. Republished here with the author's permission. His postscript follows. For more on Hagler-Leonard, check out Grantland's oral history.
Originally published in the March 1964 issue of Esquire. Reprinted here with the author's permission.
Originally published by True magazine in 1964. Reprinted here with the author's permission.
Originally published in Inside Sports in January 1981.
Originally published in Esquire in February 1985 and anthologized in Teenage Hipster in the Modern World, a stellar collection of Mark Jacobson's non-fiction. Reprinted here with the author's permission.
Adapted from the original, which was published in 1989 in the Louisville Courier-Journal Magazine. Footnotes from the author (as told to Tommy Craggs) are included throughout the story, and a postscript from Glenn Stout, editor of Houghton Mifflin's Best American Sports Writing series, follows. The story is the basis…
Jane Gross to Roger Angell in his 1979 New Yorker story, "Sharing the Beat" (subscription required):