Allen Barra

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Allen Barra is a sports journalist who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal. He formerly served as an editor for American Heritage, where he wrote about 20th century sports and popular culture. His 2009 book, Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee, was followed by Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark in 2010.

Articles by this Contributor

May/June 1998

December 1998

From law officer to murderer to Hollywood consultant: the strange career of a man who became myth

May/June 1999

June 2001

A critic looks at 10 movies that show how Americans work together.

September 2001

November/December 2001

June/July 2003

The San Patricios

February/March 2004

Gods and Generals