About the author
Ian O’Connor is a nationally acclaimed columnist and author of “The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter,” which the Library Journal called “excellent” and the “most complete account” of Jeter’s iconic career with the New York Yankees. The book has been on the New York Times bestseller list.
O’Connor is also the author of The New York Times’ bestseller “Arnie & Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Golf’s Greatest Rivalry,” a columnist with ESPNNewYork.com, and a radio host on 1050 ESPN in New York.
Three times O’Connor has been named the No. 1 columnist in America in his circulation category by the Associated Press Sports Editors, including once with The Record.
O’Connor’s work has earned dozens of national and regional awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
O’Connor has won contests conducted by the Golf Writers Association of America, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Basketball Writers Association of America, and the Football Writers Association of America.
O’Connor has been a columnist for The Record, The New York Daily News, USA Today, Foxsports.com, and The Journal News, and has written for The New York Times and Star-Ledger.
A 1986 graduate of Marist College, O’Connor lives in River Vale with his wife and son.
Meet Ian at upcoming book events:
Saturday, July 16, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Book Signing at Barnes & Noble in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18702