William Nack, Award-Winning Author Of ‘Secretariat,’ Dies At 77

by | 04.14.2018 | 4:13pm
Bill Nack with Secretariat

Seven-time Eclispe Award-winning writer William Nack passed away on Friday, according to Sports Illustrated. He was 77 years old.

Nack mainly covered horse racing, and wrote several books including the classic ‘Secretariat' of 1975. He later served as an adviser for the 2010 Secretariat movie. The author also delved into subjects like Bobby Fischer, A.J. Foyt, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

In 2017, Nack received the ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sportswriting.

Read more at Sports Illustrated.

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