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Daniel Okrent

Born: 2-Apr-1948

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former public editor, New York Times

Invented Rotisserie League Baseball in 1979.

Wife: Rebecca Okrent (poet, two children)

    High School: Cass Technical High School, Detroit, MI
    University: BA, University of Michigan (1969)
    Fellow: Visiting Fellow, Columbia University (1999)
    Lecturer: Visiting Lecturer, Harvard University (2009)

    Fortune Book Reviewer
    The New York Times Public Editor (2003-05)
    Time Editor (1999-2001)
    Time, Inc. (1996-99)
    Life Managing Editor (1992-96)
    Life Assistant Managing Editor (1991-92)
    Esquire Columnist (1985-89)
    New England Monthly Editor (1984-89)
    Texas Monthly Consultant (1978-83)
    Harcourt Brace and Company Editor in Chief (1976-77)
    Viking Press Editorial Director, Grossman Publishers (1973-76)
    Alfred A. Knopf Editor (1969-73)
    The Detroit Free Press Copyboy
    Member of the Board of Lands' End
    US National Portrait Gallery Chairman (2004-08)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Hoax (15-Oct-2006)
    Wordplay (6-Apr-2006) · Himself
    Sweet and Lowdown (4-Sep-1999)
    Baseball (18-Sep-1994) · Himself

Author of books:
The Ultimate Baseball Book (1979)
Nine Innings: The Anatomy of Baseball as Seen Through the Playing of a Single Game (1985)
The Way We Were: New England Then, New England Now (1988)
Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center (2003)
Public Editor #1 (2006)


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