Jeff Passan

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Jeff Passan (born September 21, 1980[1]) is the lead baseball columnist at Yahoo! Sports and co-author of Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series.[2] Passan graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in journalism.[3]

After graduating from Solon High School in Ohio, Passan wrote for The Daily Orange at Syracuse University before covering Fresno State basketball. He began covering baseball in 2004 at The Kansas City Star before moving to Yahoo! two years later.

Passan's baseball commentary has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Castle, George (2007). Baseball and the Media: How Fans Lose in Today's Coverage of the Game. page 112: U of Nebraska Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-8032-6469-4. Retrieved March 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Death to the BCS. Gotham. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jeff Passan profile". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Final results for writing categories of the APSE contest". Retrieved May 21, 2010.