Profession: Magazine Editor and Biographer
Biography: Ray Robinson was an American magazine editor, author, and biographer, best known for his works on baseball and other sports figures. His career began in magazine publishing, working as an editor for several popular publications, including Seventeen, Good Housekeeping, and Family Circle.
In addition to his work as a magazine editor, Robinson authored several well-regarded biographies and books on sports figures and events. Among his most notable works are "Iron Horse: Lou Gehrig in His Time," a biography of the legendary New York Yankees first baseman, and "Matty, An American Hero: Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants," which chronicled the life and career of the Hall of Fame pitcher.
Born: December 4, 1920
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA
Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 1, 2017 (aged 96)
Cause of Death: A stroke