Bisher: ‘Oriental’ MLB Trip Harkens Pearl Harbor

We didn’t realize 89-year-old Furman Bisher was still penning columns for the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION until today. We read him during our time at the University of Georgia and often saw him puttering around the press box at old Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta.

Furman Bisher

Bisher was born in 1918, so we’re guessing World War II had quite an impact on his life. Actually, no need to guess, just read his piece in the AJC today about MLB opening its season in Japan. We’re guessing the night desk editors squirmed before hitting “publish” on it. Read more…