Bill Gallo

Name: Bill Gallo

    Bill Gallo (born December 28, 1922) is a famed cartoonist and newspaper columnist for the New York Daily News.
    • Columnist/Writer Received the James J. Walker Award from the Boxing Writers Association, and the Champions Award from the Downtown Athletic Club.
    • Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
    • Received the National Cartoonist Society Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
    • Awarded the Page One Journalism Award from the New York Newspaper Guild 20 times.
    • Received the Power of Printing Award, the Elzie Segar Award (as outstanding Cartoonist in 1975).
    • Received the Achievement Award for Alumni from the School of Visual Arts.
    • Received the National Cartoonist Society Sports Cartoon Award for 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, and 1988.

    Favorite Book: "Studs Lonigan" by James T. Farrell

    ""Solo in Tom-Toms" by Gene Fowler is my favorite book. It's about a boy's search for a father. That moved me and I'll never forget reading it. But since it's out of print, I'll give you another book--the wonderful "Studs Lonigan". Both have boxing in them. As I've always said--boxers are the noblest athletes of them all. And they're the best interview. And the most honest, ha-ha, well, not all of them."

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