Tom Meany

Tom Meany
Born Thomas William Meany
(1903-09-21)September 21, 1903
Brooklyn, New York
Died September 11, 1964(1964-09-11) (aged 60)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Journalist, public relations person
Language English
Period 20th century
Subject Sports

Thomas William Meany (September 21, 1903 – September 11, 1964) was an American sports writer who mostly covered baseball in the New York City, New York, area.[1]


Meany began his writing career in 1922, where he was recruited to write for the New York Journal. Throughout his career, Meany worked for several newspapers, including the Brooklyn Daily Times, New York World-Telegram, New York Star and the Morning Telegraph.

His book The Magnificent Yankees, about members of the baseball team the New York Yankees baseball team, was published in 1952 by Grosset & Dunlap.

In 1961, he joined the New York Mets baseball team as a publicity director, and later serve as promotions director.


Meany died in New York City.


He was awarded the J. G. Taylor Spink Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 1975.


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