Telling Stories for More Than 40 Years

Some of America’s best-known sports personalities share their thoughts about David and his talents.

David Smale

David is a freelance writer living in the Kansas City area.

He has covered sports—professional, college and high school—for more than 40 years for various publications and outlets. He has published 26 books (and counting), mostly on sports history. He has written thousands of articles for magazines and newspapers. Feature articles are his favorite because they bring out the personal side of the subjects of his stories. He also enjoys helping other people tell their stories. He and his wife have been married for 41 years. They are the proud parents of two grown children and happily spend time with three beautiful granddaughters. He is active in his church and community, including singing in the Kansas City Symphony Chorus.