This week’s guest is Tyler Kepner, New York Times national baseball writer and author of K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches. His newest book, The Grandest Stage: A History of the World Series, is set to publish in October 2022. He started his career as a teenager, interviewing players for a homemade magazine in the early 1990s. He attended Vanderbilt University on the Grantland Rice/Fred Russell sports writing scholarship, then covered the Angels for the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Mariners for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He joined the New York Times in 2000, covering the Mets for two seasons, the Yankees for eight, and serving as the national baseball writer since 2010. He appeared on Episode #2 of SABRcast in April 2019.
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