#250247 Overall Influence

Blackie Sherrod

American sportswriter


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

William Forrest "Blackie" Sherrod was an American journalist and sportswriter who wrote for the Temple Telegram, Fort Worth Press, Dallas Times Herald and The Dallas Morning News in a career that spanned more than sixty years. Voted Texas Sportswriter of the Year a record sixteen times, he was called "the best writer I ever read" by Don January and "the best newspaperman I ever knew" by Felix McKnight who hired Sherrod at the Times Herald in 1958. Despite not being as well known nationally as he was in Texas, he was the mentor to both Dan Jenkins and Bud Shrake.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Howard Payne University

Private university in Brownwood, Texas, United States

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#13426 World Rank