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Encyclopedia > Terry Pluto

Terry Pluto is an award-winning Akron, Ohio sportswriter who primarily writes columns for the Akron Beacon Journal about Cleveland sports and religion. He has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize twice, and has been named Ohio Sportswriter of the Year eight times. Pluto is also the author of over 20 books and a graduate of Benedictine High School in Cleveland Ohio. On August14, 2007 Pluto announced he was leaving the Beacon Journal to return to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He cited the larger circulation and ability to write for his hometown paper as reasons for leaving. Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Summit Founded 1825 Incorporated 1835 (village) - 1865 (city) Government  - Mayor Don Plusquellic (D) Area  - City  62. ... Sportswriting (also sports writing) is a form of journalism that reports on sports topics and events. ... The Akron Beacon Journal is a morning newspaper located in Akron, Ohio. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ...

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Books

Sports

  • The Greatest Summer: The Remarkable Story of Jim Bouton's Comeback to MLB, (1979)
  • Earl of Baltimore, (1982) ISBN 0-8329-0125-3
  • A Baseball Winter: The Off-Season Life of the Summer Game, (Jeffrey Neuman, Editor, 1986) ISBN 0-02-597760-1
  • Forty-Eight Minutes: A Night in the Life of the NBA, (Co-Written with Bob Ryan, 1989) ISBN 0-02-597770-9
  • Bull Session: An Up-Close Look at Michael Jordan and Courtside Stories About the Chicago Bulls, (Co-Written with Johnny 'Red' Kerr, 1989) ISBN 0-929387-01-5
  • Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association, (1990) ISBN 0-671-74921-8
  • Tall Tales: Glory Years of the NBA..., (1992) ISBN 0-8032-8766-6
  • The Curse of Rocky Colavito: A Loving Look at a Thirty-Year Slump, (reprint ed., 1995) ISBN 0-684-80415-8
  • Burying the Curse: How the Indians Became the Best Team in Baseball, (1995) ISBN 0-9649902-3-7
  • Falling From Grace, (1995) ISBN 0-684-80766-1
  • When All the World Was Browns Town, (1997) ISBN 0-684-82246-6
  • Our Tribe : A Baseball Memoir, (1999) ISBN 0-684-84505-9
  • Unguarded : My Forty Years Surviving in the NBA, (Co-Written with Lenny Wilkens, 2001) ISBN 0-684-87374-5
  • The View from Pluto: Collected Sportswriting About Northeast Ohio, (2002) ISBN 1-886228-62-0
  • Weaver on Strategy: Classic Work on Art of Managing a Baseball Team, (Co-Written with Earl Weaver, 2002) ISBN 1-57488-424-7
  • False Start: How The New Browns Were Set Up To Fail, (2004) ISBN 1-886228-88-4
  • Dealing: The Cleveland Indians' New Ballgame: Inside the Front Office and the Process of Rebuilding a Contender 2006) ISBN 1-59851-022-3

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Religion

  • Everyday Faith, (2004) ISBN 1-886228-81-7
  • Faith And You: Making Faith Work in Everyday Life, (2005) ISBN 1-59851-015-0
  • Champions for Life: The Healing Power of a Father's Blessing, (Co-written with Bill Glass, 2005) ISBN 0-7573-0250-5

// Canada Reads selects Guy Vanderhaeghes The Last Crossing to be read across the nation. ... // Events February 25 - Canada Reads selects Rockbound by Frank Parker Day as the novel to be read across the nation. ... William Sheppeard Glass (born August 16, 1935 in Texarkana, Texas) is a former American football defensive tackle who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. ... // Events February 25 - Canada Reads selects Rockbound by Frank Parker Day as the novel to be read across the nation. ...

Edited by Terry Pluto

  • Tark: College Basketball's Winningest Coach, by Jerry Tarkanian, (1988) ISBN 0-07-062802-5
  • Sixty-One: The Team, the Record, the Men, by Tony Kubek, (reprint ed., 1989) ISBN 0-671-67539-7

Jerry Tarkanian (born August 8, 1930), also known as Tark the Shark, is a former college basketball coach known for colorful behavior, including habitually chewing on a towel during games, and for his public criticisms of and clashes with the NCAA. He was head coach at three different Division I... See also: 1987 in literature, other events of 1988, 1989 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Tony Kubek (left) interviews Joe Morgan following the Cincinnati Reds Game 4 victory in the 1976 World Series. ... See also: 1988 in literature, other events of 1989, 1990 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

See also

The Curse of Rocky Colavito (curse supposedly began in 1960) is a phenomenon that supposedly prevented the Cleveland Indians baseball team from winning a World Series, or an American League pennant, or reaching postseason play, or even getting into a pennant race, following the 1960 trade of right fielder Rocky...

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In his writing, Pluto works out his faith with "fear and trembling," like the Good Book suggests, and we, who have the privilege to read him, are the beneficiaries.
Pluto writes: "Your peopleÂ…want to know they are not alone, that others also have had a feeling of dropping off God's radar screen.
Pluto weaves universal truths from simple questions, using down-home stories about people like you and me, pulling in quotes from area clergy to round it out and make his point.
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