Awards & Winners

Max Kase

Date of Birth 21-July-1897
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Journalist, Editor
Max Kase was an American newspaper writer and editor. He worked for the Hearst newspapers from 1917 to 1966 and was the sports editor of the New York Journal-American from 1938 to 1966. In 1946, he was one of the driving forces behind the creation of the New York Knicks and the Basketball Association of America, predecessor to the NBA. He won a special Pulitzer Prize in 1952 for his work exposing corruption in men's college basketball, primarily the CCNY Point Shaving Scandal.

Awards by Max Kase

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Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards
(For his exclusive exposures of bribery and other forms of corruption in the popular American sport of basketball, which exposures tended to restore confidence in the game's integrity.)