Quotation by Walter Wellesley Smith

I've always had the notion that people go to spectator sports to have fun and then they grab the paper to read about it and have fun again.
Walter Wellesley (Red) Smith (1905–1982), U.S. author, sports columnist, reporter. A personal recollection that originally appeared in No Cheering in the Press Box by Jerome Holtzman. The Red Smith Reader, "I'd Like to Be Called a Good Reporter," Random House (1982).
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