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Bill Shanks

Bill Shanks is a sports broadcaster and writer.


  • Personal life 1
  • Professional background 2
    • Broadcasting 2.1
    • Writing 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Personal life

Shanks lives in

  • Fox Sports 1670 website
  • Fox Sports
  • Shanks's columns in the Macon Telegraph

External links

  1. ^ a b c d Ramati, Phillip (2005-06-05). "Georgia Author Shanks Rebuts 'Moneyball' Values In 'Scout's Honor'".  
  2. ^ a b Kovac Jr., Joe (2008-09-13). "All-sports radio WIFN a hit with Middle Georgia listeners".  
  3. ^ "WIFN's Shanks fired, radio show canceled".  
  4. ^ Joe Kovac Jr. (2009-03-17). "Canceled Macon sports-talk radio show finds new home - Breaking News". Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  5. ^  
  6. ^ Conniff, John (2005-11-27). "From Bravesball".  
  7. ^ Berardino, Mike (2005-06-19). "Baseball books worthy of dad".  


David Leonhardt of The New York Times described Shanks as "openly contemptuous of the Lewis book".[5] John Conniff of criticized the book for "fail[ing] to develop any type of coherent argument, structure, or evidence to support his contention or to more importantly explain the reasons for the Braves success".[6] The Sun-Sentinel‍ '​s Mike Berardino praised the book for "present[ing] a fascinating and long-overdue look at Atlanta's baseball dynasty".[7]

. Adam Wainwright, and John Smoltz, Adam LaRoche, Brian McCann, Jeff Francoeur rose through the ranks and tells about the tales of individual Braves prospects, from John Schuerholz It tells how [1] It is both Shanks answer to [1]. He interviewed people for nine months and afterwards took six months to write the book.Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way to Build a Winning Team Shanks wrote a book called


Shanks has provided Braves' reports on radio stations in WRFC, in Spartanburg, SC on WSPG and in Florence, AL on WYTK.

Shanks started his daily radio show in March 2007 on WIFN 105.5 The Fan in Macon. The show was canceled on February 9, 2009.[3] Six weeks later, on March 23, 2009, Shanks' show was back on the air on the Clear Channel affiliate.[4]

Bill Shanks hosts "The Bill Shanks Show" on


Professional background

[1].Atlantic Sun Conference, and the Atlanta Hawks, the Atlanta Braves Shanks also had a sports production company and produced and hosted weekly television shows with the [2]

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