John Carmichael (sportswriter)

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John P. Carmichael (October 16, 1902 in Madison, Wisconsin - June 6, 1986 in Chicago, Illinois) was a sportswriter who began his career with the Milwaukee Leader in 1924. He moved to Chicago in 1927, where he wrote for the Chicago Herald-Examiner for a spell and the Chicago Daily News - where his column "The Barbershop" ran for 38 years.[1] He also served as editor for the Who's Who in the Major Leagues from 1938 to 1954.

He retired in 1972 and was awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in 1974.[2]