Tag Archives: Bob Robinson

Oregon Sports Stories Special Preview

June 16, 2013


Oregon coach Bill Dellinger is carried on shoulders of  team members after Ducks won a  track and field championship.  Courtesy of UO Athletics Media Relations.

This summer, History Press West is proud to announce a new title from sports writer and author Bob Robinson. Drawing on six decades of sports coverage, Robinson shares unique, behind-the-scenes accounts of some of Oregon’s greatest sports moments and game-changing personalities. Blazermania overruns the Rose City as the Trail Blazers take down the favored Philadelphia […]

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Father’s Day Golf Special

June 16, 2012


The Safeway Classic, the Portland area's stop on the LPGA Tour, has drawn large galleries such as this one at Pumpkin Ridge's Ghost Creek course. Courtesy of Tournament Golf Foundation

In this special feature, History Press author and veteran sports writer Bob Robinson reflects on how family relationships help shape the character of athletes and his recent book Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway. “A Father’s Day Tale” Bob Robinson A Father’s Day never passes that I don’t have fond memories of my […]

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Interview with Bob Robinson, Author of Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

April 18, 2012



Not long after he joined The Oregonian Sports Department in 1961, Bob Robinson approached his editor with a proposition, “I understand that the golf beat is open. I would like to have a shot at it.” Thus began almost four decades of golf coverage focusing on regional players and tournaments but also touching on national […]

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