About: Furman Bisher

James Furman Bisher (1918–2012) was a sports writer and columnist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He also wrote for several magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post.

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Ty Cobb
The Softer Side of Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb generated many baseball records and many stories. The records are all true, but the stories are a different matter.  More

Hank Aaron with Bill Bruton
Hank Aaron’s Slump

This early anecdote about future Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron shows that even the greats have bad days.  More