One of the signature elements of Allan Malamud’s “Notes on a Scorecard” column in the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Herald-Examiner was “Lookalikes: …”
But there was no one like the late Malamud, the local treasure of a man and writer who on Saturday will be inducted into the posthumous wing of the California Boxing Hall of Fame at Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.
“He was quirky, a character,” former Times Sports Editor Bill Dwyre said. “Everything in sportswriting was his life — press boxes, the games, the teams, people. We’re all dedicated, but that’s who he was.”