About Glenn Dickey

Glenn Dickey was with the Chronicle until 2005 and is now writing for the SF Examiner. Prior to the Chronicle, he was sports editor of the Watsonville Register-Pajaronian. He is a June, 1958 graduate of UC Berkeley.

He is married to Nancy, a retired real estate agent in Oakland. Their son, Scott Dickey, and Scott's wife, Sarah, are attorneys.

Glenn Dickey is the author of 16 full-length books:

  • Champions, a history of the Oakland A's.
  • Glenn Dickey's 49ers, the story of the rise and fall of the San Francisco 49ers.
  • The First 40 Years, The Story Of The San Francisco Giants, 1958-97.
  • The First 50 Years, The Story Of The San Francisco 49ers, 1946-1995.
  • Just Win, Baby, The Story Of The Oakland Raiders, 1960-1990.
  • Building a Champion, co-authored w/Bill Walsh, which shows how Walsh built the 49ers into five-time Super Bowl winners.
  • Impartial Judgment, co-authored with Jim Tunney, a look at Tunney's career as an NFL referee.
  • San Francisco 49ers: The Super Years. Photos by Michael Zagaris.
  • The History of Professional Basketball.
  • The History of the World Series.
  • America Has a Better Team, the story of the San Francisco 49ers first Super Bowl year.
  • The History of the American League.
  • The History of the National League.
  • Champs And Chumps, Heroes And Villains Of The Sports World.
  • The Great No-Hitters.
  • The Jock Empire.

He is the author of two juveniles:

  • Sports Hero Jerry Rice
  • Sports Hero Kevin Mitchell

Glenn Dickey has been a columnist for Pro Football Weekly since 1972. He has written more than 300 magazine articles.

He has appeared on "The Last Honest Sports Show", and appears on Comcast's "Chronicle Live". In the past, he was a regular panelist on "Good Sports", which also showed on KBHK-TV, 1991-1994, did commentary on KGO-TV, 1994-95, was a weekly participant on KNBR, 1991-96, and did commentary on KCBS, 1984.

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