Owens, Thomas S(heldon)
OWENS, Thomas S(heldon)
OWENS, Thomas S(heldon). American, b. 1960. Genres: Sports/Fitness, How-to books. Career: Freelance writer and author-in-the-schools, 1988-. Marshalltown TimesRepublican, Marshalltown, IA, reporter, 1979-80; Iowa State Daily, staff writer, 1980-84; Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA, sports correspondent, 1984-86; co-editor of Sports Collectors Digest, 1987- 88. Co-author and reader for "Dial-a-Story," Marshalltown Public Library, IA. Publications: (as Tom Owens) Complete Book of Baseball Cards, 1988; (as Tom Owens) Collecting Sports Autographs, 1989; Greatest Baseball Players of All Time, 1990; Official Baseball Card Price Guide, 1990; (as Tom Owens, with D. Craft) Redbirds Revisited: Great Stories and Memories from St. Louis Cardinals (oral histories; for adults), 1990; Collecting Baseball Cards, 1993; Collecting Comic Books: A Young Person's Guide, 1995; (with D.S. Helmer) Collectible Card Games: Play It Your Way, 1996; Beyond Baseball Cards, 1996; Remember When Baseball Was…, 1996; The Great Catchers, in press; Beyond Comic Books, in press; Autograph Hounds: Collecting Famous Signatures, in press. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 1001 West Boone St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, U.S.A.