Harry Atkins

Year Inducted: 1988

Harry, well known and respected as a sports journalist, is read throughout the United States and around the world as his stories and columns appear on the Associated Press Wire. Having joined AP in 1971 and named sports editor in 1979, Harry presently works out of the Detroit Bureau. A 1957 graduate of Port Huron High School, he went on to earn BA and MA degrees at Wayne State University and then began his professional career as a sports writer for the Port Huron Times Herald Company in 1963.