Remembered for his outstanding contributions, Bill Conlin was an American sportswriter. He worked as a columnist for Philadelphia Daily News for 46 years. Prior, he worked at the Philadelphia Bulletin and was a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Bill Conlin was born as William T. Conlin, Jr. on May 15, 1934. His place of birth was Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. This versatile correspondent was of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His star sign was Taurus. Bill was raised in Brooklyn, New York City and he was a champion swimmer in his school. Bill attended Peekskill Military Academy. Upon high school graduation, Bill attended Temple University and graduated in 1960. Bill served as an editor-in-chief for the Temple University News. The Sword Award for service to Temple University honored him.
Following graduation, Bill was hired by the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin in June 1960. It was his first professional job. He worked for Philadelphia Evening for five years Bill joined Philadelphia Daily News in 1965. He spent his entire career with Philadelphia Daily News. He made his appearance on more than 300 editions of ESPN’s The Sports Reporters. Bill’s highly admired for his wit and intelligence. He worked along with Mitch Albom and several other columnists. Mitch mentioned, he learned many things from Bill. Numerous awards and rewards have honored Bill for his professional accomplishments. Bill bagged the J.G Taylor Spink Award in 2011. In 2009, he inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Unfortunately, Bill died on January 9, 2014, at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Florida. He died suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and infection.
Bill was a married to Irma Conlin. Upon their marriage, they were living happily as a husband and a wife. There were no any issues of divorce between the lovely couple. Their relationship lasted until Irma died in 2009. Irma and Bill are survived by their child named Pete Conlin. Moreover, Bill has been the part of the controversy. His followers for failing criticized him for leaving Nolan Ryan off his list of Baseball Hall of Fame nominations. Bill retired in 2011 following an allegation that he had abused four children decades ago. However, no criminal charges against him.
Bill was one of the legendary figures in the world of sports media. He is an inspiration for upcoming generations. The world will remember him for his outstanding contributions in the world of media His salary was outstanding. His total salary had boosted his net worth. His annual salary was around $100k.