Richard Sandomir

Richard Sandomir is an American journalist who is an obituary writer for The New York Times. He wrote about sports and television; he is the author of several books including Bald Like Me: The Hair-Raising Adventures of Baldman and The Englightened Bracketologist: The Final Four of Everything.[1]

Richard Sandomir
Alma materQueens College, City University of New York
Notable worksThe Pride of the Yankees
SpouseGriffin Miller

Education and familyEdit

Sandomir obtained his degree from Queens College, City University of New York. His wife, Griffin Miller, is an artist and writer.


Sandomir was a freelance writer and focused his work on sports for a number of publications which include: The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, and Sports. He also worked for Sports Inc. as a staff writer, a business reporter for New York Newsday, a staff writer for the Stamford Advocate, and a business writer for Financial World.

Sandomir worked for The New York Times as a television, sports. and business reporter from April 1991 to 2016.[2]


  • Bald Like Me: The Hair-Raising Adventures of Baldman, Collier Books, 1990, ISBN 9780020366508, OCLC 21376329
  • Friendly Persuasion- Putnam, 1990
  • The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic. Hachette Books. 13 June 2017. ISBN 978-0-316-35516-2. OCLC 958797744
Books with Mark Reiter
Books with Rick Wolff


  1. ^ "Richard Sandomir". Simon & Schuster. Retrieved September 25, 2010.
  2. ^ "Sandomir looks back on 25 years of sports media memories". Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Richard Sandomir - The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 September 2013.

External linksEdit