Furman recieves recognition from the PGA during the recent “Bisher Roast & Toast”
Evander, Chuck Oliver and Furman
Furman was the only writer who, in 1949, got an interview with Shoeless Joe Jackson about the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal for Sport Magazine.
Furman in Brother ad
Furman at stadium
Your article was especially meaningful to me, since I’ve been retired for five years. It was truly a gift to those of us who haven’t had access to your newspaper column. Congratulations on your retirement, I know you’ll have “many fun,” and we look forward to reading more of your musings.
By: Bob and Barbara Marks on August 28, 2008 at 5:38 am
Thanks for all the wonderful columns over the years. I would always read your column before reading any of the other parts of the paper. You bring great insight into the world of sports. I hope you truly enjoy your retirement and know that you will be truly missed.
MR.BISHER As a atlanta native at 52 years old ,i grew up reading your articles about atlanta sports,when the paper said covering dixie like the dew.i would like to thank you for the look at professional sports and college sports,and in general sports. I used to look forward to getting a paper ,going to the sports and then on to grizzard then back to sports.THANK YOU MR.BISHER. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE A PART OF GEORGIA SPORTS. SINCERELY R.BETTIS