Zander Hollander

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Alexander Hollander

Biographical Information[edit]

Zander Hollander was a sportswriter, journalist and author. Though he contributed to works involving all the major sports, some of his most notable pieces were baseball-related: The Baseball Book of Lists; The Complete Handbook of Baseball, an annual guide to the upcoming baseball season; The Baseball Book, sub-titled: "A Complete A-Z Encyclopedia of Baseball"; and The Home Run Story, were among them.

He also wrote for the Long Island Daily Press, New York World-Telegram, New York Daily News and the Associated Press. He also befriended a young Howard Cosell, who was a neighbor and helped him get his start in broadcasting.

He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

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