Roger Angell: Elegant and Thoughtful Baseball Writer Widely Considered Among the Best

From a New York Times obit by Dwight Garner headlined “Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101”:

Roger Angell, the elegant and thoughtful baseball writer who was widely considered among the best America has produced, died on Friday at his home in Manhattan….

Mr. Angell’s voice was original because he wrote more like a fan than a sports journalist, loading his articles with inventive imagery.