Westcott, Rich

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PERSONAL: Male. Education: Drexel University, B.S.; Johns Hopkins University, M.A.

ADDRESSES: Home—119 Summit Rd., Springfield, PA 19064.

CAREER: Writer, editor, and publisher, c. 1960—. College journalism teacher.


Diamond Greats: Profiles and Interviews with SIxty-five of Baseball's History Makers, Meckler Books (Westport, CT), 1988.

(With Frank Bilovsky) The Phillies Encyclopedia, Leisure Press (New York, NY), revised edition published as The New Phillies Encyclopedia, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1993.

Phillies '93: An Incredible Season, photographs by Alan Kravetz, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1994.

Masters of the Diamond: Interviews with Players Who Began Their Careers More than Fifty Years Ago, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 1994.

Mike Schmidt, Chelsea House Publishers (New York, NY), 1995.

(With Allen Lewis) Philadelphia's Old Ballparks, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1996.

Splendor on the Diamond: Interviews with Thirty-five Stars of Baseball's Past, University Press of Florida (Gainesville, FL), 2000.

(With Allen Lewis) No-Hitters: The 225 Games, 1893-1999, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2000.

Great Home Runs of the Twentieth Century, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2001.

(With Edward G. Rendell) A Century of Philadelphia Sports, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2001.

Winningest Pitchers: Baseball's 300-Game Winners, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2002.

Also author of A Century of Phillies Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies (Philadelphia, PA). Contributor to magazines and newspapers.

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