President of the BBWAA in 1976 and longtime correspondent for The Sporting News, Lawson covered the Reds for 34 years for the Cincinnati Star and Post. He retired in 1984 and received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in 1985. (NLM)
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»January 28, 1964:
Reds CF Vada Pinson is cleared of assault charges
stemming from a September 5, 1963, incident when Cincinnati
sportswriter Earl Lawson does not pursue charges further.