Chicago Bulls: Interview With Sam Smith, Best-Selling Author From

November 2nd, 2010 by Brett Stone Leave a reply »

In my interview with well known and extremely well respected journalist Sam Smith. I wanted to find out more about the man that wrote one of the most interesting and controversial books in sports, The Jordan Rules.

Most people know Sam from his time with the Chicago Tribune or more recently with the Chicago Bulls website, however there is much more to know about this best selling, baseball playing married father of two that still loves his 50's rock and roll.

Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Sam Smith dreamed of one thing, playing professional baseball for the New York Yankees. Sam recalls his excitement of winning a city championship as a pitcher, however as if that wasn't enough it would be followed by an invitation to try out for his beloved Yankees at the age of 16.

Unfortunately for Sam, but fortunately for us, he didn't make the team. While he was always impressed by the sports writing of the New York tabloids, his parents would often condemn him for reading them from the back to the front, as at that time the sports section was always in the back of th ...

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