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Upton Bell Collection at UMass Lowell Libraries: MacMullan

Author - MacMullan

Jackie MacMullan is a newspaper sportswriter, NBA columnist for ESPN, and an author. Her books, When the Game Was Ours, co-authored by Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson, and Bird Watching, co-authored by Larry Bird, are part of the Upton Bell Collection at UMass Lowell Libraries in O'Leary Library, 2nd Floor Special Collections and include personal inscriptions.



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Awards won by Author

1995 Tufts University Distinguished Achievement Award

1997 New England Women's Leadership Award (in sports)

2000 New Fund Hall of Fame media recipient

2009 Ron Burton Community Service Award

2010 Curt Gowdy Media Award

2015 Fairfield University basketball's "Leaders of the Herd" Lifetime Achievement Award

2019 PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing

2019 Mary Garber Pioneer Award



Books - MacMullan