Individual Author Record
Name: Charles N. BillingtonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Born: 1948 in Evanston, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBillington was born in Evanston and currently lives in Glenco.
Biographical and Professional InformationCharles N. Billington is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30 years of experience in mental health. After graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota he received his Master's Degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has worked as an administrator, psychotherapist, and consultant, most recently specializing in work with the elderly.A three-sport athlete in high school who played baseball at the collegiate level, he combined his background in sports and his interest in history with his work with senior citizens to write about Wrigley Field's last World Series, World War II–era baseball, and the 1945 Cubs. The fascinating recollections of two elderly baseball players who came to Mr. Billington for assistance and became the inspiration for Wrigley Field's Last World Series.Charles grew up in the Chicago area and lives in the northern suburbs with his wife of 25 years and two children. His hobbies include boating, playing the piano, and playing outfield in the Chicago North Men's Senior Baseball League.
*''Wrigley Field`s Last World Series, The Wartime Chicago Cubs and the Pennant of 1943'', Lake Claremont Press, 2005