Hall of Fame baseball writer Lang dies at 85

Updated: January 25, 2007, 10:12 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jack Lang, a Hall of Fame baseball writer who for two decades had the pleasant assignment of telling players they'd been elected to Cooperstown, died Thursday. He was 85.

Lang had been ill for an extended period with a variety of ailments. He died at a rehabilitation center in Huntington, said his lawyer, Kevin Brosnahan.

Lang worked in the news business for more than a half-century and honored the reporter's credo into his final days. This month, before entering ...

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