Bob Dyer has served as a feature writer and columnist for the Akron Beacon Journal since 1984. His stories and columns have won 22 regional and national awards. He was one of the lead writers for A Question of Color, a yearlong examination of racial attitudes in Akron that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994. He is a graduate of West Geauga High School, near Cleveland, and the College of Wooster (Ohio). He lives in Copley, Ohio.
Books by Bob Dyer
Tremendous Tales of Heroes and Heartbreaks
by Bob Dyer
Relive the 20 most sensational events in Cleveland sports history. These are the moments Northeast Ohioans still talk about, decades later— and will probably continue to debate, bemoan, and otherwise cherish for generations to come.
Many are known by . . . [Read More]
My Life On and Off the Field
by Omar Vizquel | Bob Dyer
All-star shortstop Omar Vizquel tells the story of his life in baseball, from the sandlots of Caracas, Venezuela, to Game Seven of the World Series and beyond. It's a a candid look inside the locker room of those powerhouse Indians teams of the late . . . [Read More]