John Schulian

Title: Sports Columnist, Screenwriter, Author
Location: Pasadena, CA United States



  • Boxing Writers Association of America
  • Pacific Coast League Historical Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • The Baseball Reliquary
  • United States Army
  • UP Syndicate
  • Writers Guild of America


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Inductee, Medill School of Journalism Hall of Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1988-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2015-2016)
  • Author, A Better Goodbye (2015)
  • Author, “Sometimes They Even Shook Your Hand: Portraits of Champions Who Walked Among Us” (2011)
  • Co-editor, At the Fights (2010)
  • Co-editor, Fighter Still Remains (2010)
  • Editor, “The John Lardner Reader: A Press Box Legend’s Classic Sportswriting” (2010)
  • Author, “Twilight of the Long-ball Gods: Dispatches from the Disappearing Heart of Baseball” (2005)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1999)
  • Included in The Best American Sports Writing (1994)
  • Consultant, The Reader’s Catalog (1989)
  • Commentator National Public Radio (1985-1986)
  • Honoree, Best Sports Stories (1982-1986, 1975-1979)
  • Recipient, Nat Fleischer Excellence in Boxing Journalism award Boxing Writers Association of America (1985)
  • Recipient, Best Sports Stories award (1984, 1983)
  • Author, “Writers’ Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists” (1983)
  • Recipient, Column Writing Award, Associated Press Sports Editors (1982, 1979)
  • Contributing editor, Panorama magazine (1980-1981)
  • Recipient of the National Headliners Club award (1980)
  • Author, (Fiction) Short Stories, Prague Revue
  • Numerous contributor articles to New York Times, Playboy, Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Oxford American Magazine, The National, LA Times
  • Syndicated columnist for UP Syndicate

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