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Grantland Rice

a.k.a. Henry Grantland Rice

Author Code: AHGR

Born: Nov. 1, 1880 - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

Died: Jul. 13, 1954 - New York City, New York, USA

Educated at Vanderbilt University, Rice was an excellent athlete and a talented scholar, becoming both varsity captain of the baseball team an a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating in 1901, he joined the staff of the Nashville Daily News as a sportswriter. In 1902, he moved to the Atlanta Journal as a sports editor. In 1907, he returned to Tennessee and became sports editor for the Nashville Tennessean. He moved to New York in 1910 and became a sports reporter for the New York Evening Mail where his reputation was cemented. He moved on to the New York Tribune in 1914. When the U.S. entered the war in 1917, Rice enlisted as a private in the army and spent two years in France and Germany. He returned to New York in 1919 and continued his journalistic career, becoming famous for coining the terms the "Four Horsemen" in relation to the backfield of the Notre Dame football team and "Galloping Ghost" in relation to footballer Red Grange. Rice was a good friend of such sporting greats as Jack Dempsey and Babe Ruth and other writers like Damon Runyon, Rex Beach and Ring Lardner. By 1930, Rice's column was syndicated throughout America. He was also editor of Golfer's Magazine and in 1926 published The Duffer's Handbook of Golf. Rice published some short stories and volumes of poetry in addition to his autobiography and other works such as Base-Ball Ballads (1910), The Winning Shot (1915), Songs of the Stalwart (1917), Songs of the Open (1924), Only the Brave and Other Poems (1941), The Bobby Jones Story (1953), The Tumult and the Shouting (1954) and The Final Answer and Other Poems (1955 Posthumous). In 1962, Rice was elected to the National Sportscasters and Sports Writers Hall of Fame.

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AHGR001 Songs of the Stalwart
  Above the Darkness
  Alan Seeger
  The Alien
  Along A Friendly Road
  The Answer
  As for Service Rendered
  As it Sometimes Happens
  At Sport's Frontier
  At the Morning Gate
  Ballad of the Brave
  Ballade of Bruisers
  Ballade of Heroes
  Ballade of the Gamefish
  On Being Ready
  Beyond the Barrier
  Beyond the Charge
  Brave Life
  The Braver Way
  The Bush to the Big League
  The Call of the Age
  The Call of the Unbeaten
  The Canadian
  The Cause Eternal
  Christmas on the Off-Trail
  Down in Sunny Tennessee
  "Even this Shall Pass Away"
  The Fallen
  In Far Off Lands
  France
  From the Game
  From the Highway
  From the Long Road
  The Game and the Piper
  Ghosts of the Alamo
  The Gift of the Gods
  Golf in Europe
  "Home From the Front"
  The Hour Hand
  Into the Battle
  To John Henry Wagner
  The Land of Par
  The Last Inn
  The Last of All
  The League of Once-Upon-a-Time
  In Life's April
  Lines to Stuffy Mcinnis
  A Little Boy - and A Dream
  The Little Land of Morning
  The Lost Goddess
  Lost Lanes
  A Message From A Front Trench
  "Might Have Been"
  O, You Romany!
  An Old Refrain
  On Down the Road
  On Thanksgiving Day
  On to the End
  Our Uncle Samuel
  Over the Border
  Over the Ways
  Over There
  Peace for the Kaiser
  Poor Little Devil
  The Princess Pats
  Pumpelly - of Yale
  The Race
  The Record
  Rube Marquard's Soliloquy
  Scotia's Rebuttal
  Septembers Ago
  Some Day
  "Somewhere - in Somewhere"
  Somewhere Back
  Somewhere in the Game
  Somewhere Out
  A Song That's Out of Date
  Songs the Soldiers Sing
  The Sort of A Girl We Used to Know
  Spring on the Off-Trail
  The Story of the Drums
  The Story of the Rose
  Thanksgiving From the Road
  There - Up - and Back
  Three Years Ago
  Through the Smoke Wreath
  The Top O' the World
  The Trainers
  The Triumvirate
  Two Out - and the Bases Full
  Two Songs of the Field
  Uncle Remus
  The Universal Boast
  The Vagabond Speaks
  The Vanished Country
  A Voice From the Dusk
  Voices of the Night
  The Way of the Winning Tribe
  Weak Willed
  What of It?
  Whatever Odds There Are
  When April Calls
  When Christmas Calls
  When Spring Comes Back
  When Summer Days Were Long
  When Thumbs Are Down
  Wind of the Night
  With Rag and Pack
  With the Tramping Winds
  The Year Beyond
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