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George Castle - Chicago Sports Writer
George Castle is an American freelance sports journalist and author, based in Chicago, Illinois.
Castle's most frequent assignment has been as the Chicago Cubs beat writer for The Times of Northwest Indiana. He spent many years as a sportswriter for Chicago's Lerner Newspapers.
He has written several books about the Cubs and general baseball history, including:
In his latest book “The 1969 Cubs,” co-written by Cubs Hall of Famer, Fergie Jenkins and longtime Chicago sportswriter George Castle, looks at the team from the perspective of that time frame, how the city and the fanbase got tremendously excited about the prospect of getting to the World Series. Remember, this was the first year of divisional play where teams would have to win a best-of-five League Championship Series to get to the World Series.
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