ESPN columnist and TV analyst specializing in baseball who previously worked for the New York Times.
He became a baseball fan when he was eight after reading a book about the great Sandy Koufax.
He published the book 'How Lucky You Can Be: The Story of Coach Don Meyer' in 2010.
He was born in Washington D.C. and attended Vanderbilt University.
While covering the Nashville Sounds minor league team, he nearly had a confrontation with Deion Sanders, who was a Yankees prospect at the time.