Lest we forget: Ozzie Sweet

February 24, 2013 · 0 comments

And so am I. Jury duty and still trying to get my day job done is taking up my blogging time, much to my (and I hope, to a degree) your dismay.

But I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favorite sports photographers, Ozzie Sweet, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 94.

Sweet had several collections of his work published, notably

Both the Mantle and Boys of Spring titles are included in my 501 Baseball Books book.

Bruce Weber wrote the obituary, which appears in today’s NY Times. There’s also a slide show on the Times‘ website. And here’s a profile of Sweet from Coastal Homes about three years back.

 

 

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