Roger Kahn, ‘Boys of Summer’ Author, Dies at 92

The author of 20 books and hundreds of articles, he was best known for the 1972 best-seller that looked at his relationship with his father through their shared love of the Dodgers.

  • Published 7 February 2020

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MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Roger Kahn, the writer who wove memoir and baseball and touched millions of readers through his romantic account of the Brooklyn Dodgers in “The Boys of Summer,” has died. He was 92. Son Gordon Kahn said his father died at a nursing facility in Mamaroneck, a Westchester County suburb. The author of 20 books and hundreds of articles, Kahn was best known for the 1972 best-seller that looked at his relationship… Read at AP News