ABOUT STEVEN GOLDMAN
One of the foremost baseball commentators both on and off the Internet since 1999, Steven Goldman is the creator of the long-running “Pinstriped Bible” column and companion “Pinstriped Blog,” presently hosted by the YES network web site. (“These erudite, often hilarious essays shine with objectivity”—Sports Illustrated), the “You Could Look It Up” column for Baseball Prospectus, and is a columnist for the New York Sun newspaper. As a solo author, Steven has written the biography “Forging Genius: The Making of Casey Stengel,” (Potomac, 2005), which was called “Best book about a baseball manager this year,” by Salon, and “That rarest of baseball books: respectful towards tradition and irreverent to perceived wisdom” by the Star-Ledger. A contributing editor to Baseball Prospectus, he has co-written and edited the books “Mind Game” (Workman, 2005) and “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over (Basic, 2007), and contributed to “Baseball Between the Numbers” (Jonah Keri, ed. Basic, 2006). He is also a contributor to the Baseball Prospectus annual and edited the 2006 through 2010 editions, during which time the book became a New York Times bestseller. Steven lives in New Jersey with his wife Stefanie, daughter Sarah, and son Clemens.
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