Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

Latest stories

Is a Marblehead man one of the world’s strongest?

By , Globe Staff

Ron Cooper, a mild-mannered 37-year-old financial planner, has broken multiple Guinness World Records.

Plainridge Park Casino is off to the races

By Nestor Ramos, Cristela Guerra and , Globe Staff

Here’s what happened in the 24 hours after the state let the gaming begin in Plainville.

Fenway incident puts scrutiny back on maple bats

By , Globe Staff

MLB has adopted regulations to make bats safer, but danger still exists when they shatter.

Students make it to ‘Super Bowl of adolescent math’

By , Globe Staff

Three Mass. students beat out almost 100,000 students nationwide to compete in Raytheon Mathcounts’ finals competition. And they almost won.