Joe Falls

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Joseph Francis Falls

Joe Falls, a tough talking New Yorker, came to Detroit in 1953 after an eight-year stint with the Associated Press. He wrote for three different newspapers in Detroit and also had a weekly column in The Sporting News before his retirement in 2003.

He is the author of the seminal history of the Detroit Tigers, published in 1975.

Falls won the 2001 J.G. Taylor Spink Award.