Question: Who coined The Big Apple?

The Big Apple is a nickname for New York City. It was first popularized in the 1920s by John J. Fitz Gerald, a sports writer for the New York Morning Telegraph. Its popularity since the 1970s is due in part to a promotional campaign by the New York tourist authorities.

Who came up with the nickname the big apple?

Fitz Gerald New York City: the Big Apple Fitz Gerald, a sports writer, started a column about horse racing called “Around the Big Apple.” However, it wasnt until a tourism campaign in the 1970s that the nickname came to be synonymous with New York City.

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