Warren William Brown was an American sportswriter for over 50 years, spending the majority of his career in Chicago. He won the J. G. Taylor Spink Award in 1973.Early life Brown was born in Somersville, California, a mining town near San Francisco. His father Patrick was the local saloon keeper. When the Somersville mines flooded, the family moved to San Francisco, where Brown was a firsthand witness to the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Brown attended St. Ignatius College for his prep school as well as university years. During his college years Brown played baseball for the Sacramento minor league team in the summers.Source: Wikipedia
Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco, California
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