Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Fay Vincent speaks May 1t Williams College on new book tour

Former Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent, who is promoting his new book, "The Only Game in Town: Baseball Stars of the 30's and 40's Talk About the Game They Loved," will be speaking at Williams College on Monday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, the Williams News Office announced today.

Vincent will speak on "A Wry Look at Sports Writing" after he presents the 17th annual Frank Deford Award. The Deford Award, believed to be the only one of its kind in the nation, honors the top student sports information assistant at Williams College. After his speech Vincent will take questions from the audience. By tradition the Deford Award ceremony must begin at 7:00 p.m. and end precisely at 8:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dick Quinn, Williams College Sports Information Director, at 413-597-4982 or

Source: Williams College News Office


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