Mark Twain once said, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Raised in Upstate New York, Curt Smith loved reading, writing, history, and baseball. He followed Twain’s advice, becoming a leading authority on politics and sports.

The author of eighteen books, Curt is a columnist for Upstate New York’s Messenger-Post Newspapers, radio/TV political analyst, Associated Press award-winning radio  commentator, senior lecturer at the University of Rochester, and the man who wrote more speeches than anyone for President George H. W. Bush.

His books including the highly praised Voices of The Game, adapted for ESPN TV and dubbed “monumental” by Publisher’s Weekly, and most recently The Presidents and the Pastime, honored by the White House Historical Association and called by The Christian Science Monitor, “A rich vein of anecdotal material.”

Smith’s latest work is Memories from the Microphone: A Century of Baseball Broadcasting, an official book of The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and the first to describe the first hundred years of baseball radio/TV.

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