Dan Shaughnessy

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Birthday
20, 1953
Birthplace
Groton, MA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Groton, MA

About

Sports writer and author known for his work with the Boston Globe, which he joined in 1981. He's also written several best-selling books about sports, including The Curse of the Bambino and Reversing the Curse.

Before Fame

He attended the College of the Holy Cross and worked as a beat writer for the Baltimore Evening Sun, covering the Baltimore Orioles.

Trivia

He's received several accolades for his writing, winning numerous Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year awards.

Family Life

He has three children with his wife Marilou. His niece, Meghann Shaughnessy, was a professional tennis player.

Associated With

He's faced criticism for being too negative about the teams he covers, which led former Red Sox player Carl Everett to calling him a "Curly-Haired Boyfriend."