The Obit For Earl Lawson

Earl Lawson, Baseball Writer


Earl Lawson, who covered the Cincinnati Reds for 34 years, died on January
15, 2003, at the age of 79.

Lawson became the baseball writer for the Cincinnati Times-Star in 1951 and
he continued the assignment when the paper was bought by the Cincinnati Post
in 1958.  He retired from the Cincinnati Post in 1984.

He was inducted into the writers' wing of the Hall of Fame in 1986 when he
was presented the J.G. Taylor Spink Award.

He moved to Sacramento, Calif. in 2001 to live with his daughter.