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That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they're relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me.

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Knopf; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; Esquire Magazine; New England Monthly; Life Magazine; and TIME Inc. At the time he referred to it as IPRAT signifying "Innings Pitched Ratio. Bibliography
The Ultimate Baseball Book (co-editor with Harris Lewine) (1979)
Nine Innings: The Anatomy of Baseball as Seen Through the Playing of a Single Game (1985)
Baseball Anecdotes (co-author with Steve Wulf) (1987)
The Way We Were: New England Then New England Now (1988)
Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center (2003)
Public Editor #1 (2006)
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition (2010)

Baseball (1994) (2010) | Documentary | Directed by: Ken Burns
Sweet And Lowdown (1999) | Role of: A.

"Old Jews Telling Jokes" a theatrical revue he co-wrote and co-produced with Peter Gethers opened at the Westside Theatre in Manhattan on May 20 2012. He is best known for having served as the first public editor of The New York Times newspaper for inventing Rotisserie League Baseball and for writing several books most recently Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition which served as a major source for the 2011 Ken Burns/Lynn Novick miniseries Prohibition. Daniel Okrent (born April 2 1948) is an American writer and editor.

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