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Legendary Author and Columnist, Jimmy Breslin, Dead at 88
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20 Mar 2017 02:29 AM EST

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, who has been considered the chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, has died at age 88. Breslin died at his Manhattan home of complications from pneumonia, according to his stepdaughter Emily Eldridge. Breslin has been a fixture for decades in New York journalism, notably with the New York Daily News. Jimmy once boasted, “I’m the best person ever to have a column in this business.There’s never been anybody in my league.”

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