Received the 2004 J.G. Taylor Spink Award, the highest honor given by the Baseball Writers Association of America, which was presented during the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2005. The winners are displayed in a Hall of Fame exhibit.
Suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm on June 27, 2006, and was hospitalized until July 18, 2006.
With Theo Epstein, cohosts the Hot Stove Cool Music concert, which benefits the Foundation to Be Named Later, a fund-raising charity to benefit nonprofits for disadvantaged children in the Boston area.
An ardent music fan who also plays electric guitar.
Released an album in 2006 titled Never Slow Down, Never Grow Old, the proceeds of which benefit Foundation to Be Named Later.
Gloria Gammons — Wife
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States (1969)
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Profession: Baseball sportswriter, analyst and broadcaster, Writer