Chip Scoggins: What was Sid Hartman like? There's no simple way to answer that question.
Chip Scoggins: What was Sid Hartman like? There's no simple way to answer that question.

My tenure as a Star Tribune sportswriter is nearing 21 years, and in that span, I’ve been asked the same question roughly 5,000 times.What’s Sid like?No last name necessary. Everyone knew Sid Hartman simply as Sid. And anyone who has worked at the Star Tribune, especially in the sports department, has heard that question many times from friends, family or when meeting someone for the first time.What’s Sid like?There aren’t enough pages in this newspaper edition to adequately answer that question. But a few personal memories will always stick with me.My first child was born in May 2001. A few d…

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