Robert W. Creamer
(b. July 14, 1922, in Tuckahoe, New York) is an American sportswriter and editor. He spent the majority of his career at Sports Illustrated
Creamer was one of the first hired on the staff of Sports Illustrated
in 1954. He served the magazine as a senior editor from inception to 1984. Creamer also wrote the weekly Scorecard section of the magazine, he also wrote for the New York Times
As an author, Creamer wrote the most definitive biography of Babe Ruth, entitled Babe
in 1974. He also appeared in the Ken Burns Film "Baseball".
Although retired, Creamer occasionally writes retrospective articles for SI and can be seen on television commenting on historical moments in sports, many of which he covered.
- Bob Creamer/Babe Ruth, By Marty Appel