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Honoring baseball writing legend

Holtzman created "save" statistic

Originally Published: June 26, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

As I walked into the inner sanctum of U.S. Cellular Field on Friday morning, I noticed a group of reporters following Ozzie Guillen back out into the lobby.

"They're unveiling something for Jerome," a reporter told me.

"Jerome" is former Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times baseball writer Jerome Holtzman, "The Dean" of baseball writing in Chicago and across the country. Holtzman passed away July 21, 2008 after a rich life as an old-school newspaperman.

Holtzman, ...

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