• Sid Hartman, Famed Minneapolis Sports Columnist and Lakers GM, Dies at 100

    8 days ago - By The Wrap

    Sid Hartman, the legendary sports columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, died on Sunday at the age of 100, according to his son, Chad.
    For decades, Hartman was a mainstay of the Minnesota sports media in both print and broadcast. Born in 1920, he got his start in news as a paperboy and started his own delivery service as a teen. When his service was dropped following the merger of Minneapolis' three newspapers, one of the heads of the circulation department got him a job as a sportswriter. Also Read: Anthony Chisholm, Tony-Nominated Actor and 'Oz' Star, Dies at 77
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