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Kevin Cook

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Kevin Cook, the award-winning author of Titanic Thompson and Tommy’s Honor, has written for the New York Times, the Daily News, GQ, Men’s Journal, Vogue, and many other publications, and has appeared on CNN and Fox TV. He lives in New York City.



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Titanic Thompson: The Man W...

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“right knee knuckling inward as his backswing began, trunk twisting to its limit as his left shoulder turned under his chin. ‘Every muscle”
Kevin Cook, Tommy’s Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf’s Founding Father and Son

“He stood well back from the ball, and with a dashing, pressing, forceful style of driving, which seldom failed, sent it whizzing on its far and sure”
Kevin Cook, Tommy’s Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf’s Founding Father and Son

“In the fifteen years before Marvin Miller came to the players union in 1966, the average big-league salary had crept from $12,000 to $19,000. Fifteen years later it was $325,000. The game’s economic transformation changed everything, just as the Phillies were finally figuring out how to win.”
Kevin Cook, Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink

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