Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Known best for his writing for the weekly magazine Collierís, Rice himself was never a major league beat reporter, recognized instead for his prolific columns that touched on many sports and which often included a poem and clever twists of phrase. While Riceís connection with baseball may seem attenuated relative to, say, the more regular interactions with players that Ring Lardner or Heywood Broun enjoyed, Rice nevertheless was influential in several important episodes of the Deadball Era. Read more about Rice and his connection to baseballís Deadball Era according to SABR.

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