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Ring Lardner
Date: 1885 - 1933
Remarks: Best known for his humor and his characterizations of sports celebrities; began writing short stories about baseball in 1914 that were published in the Saturday Evening Post, Laudner also wrote "Gullible's Travels" in 1917 and "Treat 'Em Rough" 1918 and a collection of stories entitled "Round Up" in 1929. His autobiography "The Story of a Wonder Man" was published in 1927