George Vecsey Biography
George Vecsey is a well-known American journalist, sportswriter, and author of nonfiction. He currently works as a sports columnist for The New York Times. He is well-known for his sports work. In addition, he has co-written several memoirs with non-sports figures.
George Vecsey Age
George Vecsey was born in New York City, New York, USA on July 4, 1939. He is 82 years old.
George Vecsey Height
George stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in/1.73m tall.
George Vecsey Family
He was born in New York City, New York, to his devoted father George and his devoted mother May V. He also has a younger brother named Peter Vecsey. He is a basketball analyst and sports columnist from the United States. Peter was a color analyst for NBA TV and NBA on NBC in the past.
George Vecsey Wife
George is happily married to Marianne, his loving and caring wife. She is a Native American artist. They live in Port Washington, New York, as a couple.
George Vecsey Children
George is the delighted father of three grown children, Laura, David, and Corinna Vecsey Wilson. Laura is currently a political columnist for the Harrisburg Patriot-News. The New York Times Magazine’s copy editor is David. Corinna, on the other hand, is the president of the consulting business Wilson500, Inc.
George Vecsey Education
George went to a nearby high school. George later enrolled at Hofstra University in Hempstead and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1960.
George Vecsey Salary
George pockets an annual salary of $64,644.
George Vecsey Net Worth
George has an approximate net worth of $8 Million.
George Vecsey Career
He currently works at The New York Times. He works as a sports columnist here. He has written on the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup, among other things. George has also written about boxing, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, football, and tennis, among other sports. Baseball, though, is his favorite sport, which he has covered since 1960.
He previously worked for the newspaper as a national and religious reporter. He has interviewed the Dalai Lama, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and American Christian evangelist Billy Graham. George has also played several other notable roles. He has also helped other celebrities and high-profile personalities, such as Chinese human rights campaigner Harry Wu and American country singer Barbara Mandrell, write their memoirs.
Baseball: A History of America’s Favorite Game (Modern Library Chronicles Series Book 25) was published in December 2008. It is a story about America’s can-do mentality, and how hardy immigrants like Henry Chadwick were able to transplant cricket and rounders into the rich American society. Baseball also depicts die-hard unionist baseball players like Connie Mack and Charles Comiskey as potential tightfisted representatives of the game’s big-money establishment.