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Ross Newhan is a former columnist for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and baseball writer for the Los Angeles Times before retiring in 2004. He garnered the 1997 Associated Press Sports Editors Award for his story on the sale of the Dodgers and was given the 2000 J. G. Taylor Spink Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He is co-author of Coaching Baseball Successfully.[1]

His son, David Newhan, is a former Major League Baseball player and later, a coach.


  1. ^ Curran, Mike (2007). Coaching Baseball Successfully. Human Kinetics. p. 208. ISBN 9780736065207.

Further readingEdit

Ruttman, Larry (2013). "Ross Newhan and David Newhan: Hall of Fame Sports Scribe and Major League Baseball Player, Father and Son". American Jews and America's Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball. Lincoln, Nebraska and London, England: University of Nebraska Press. pp. 177–188. ISBN 978-0-8032-6475-5. This chapter in Ruttman's history, based on a January 9, 2009 interview with Ross Newhan and a February 29, 2008 interview with David Newhan conducted for the book, discusses the Newhans' American, Jewish, baseball, and life experiences from youth to the present.

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