Columnist

Dan Shaughnessy

Dan Shaughnessy joined the Boston Globe in 1981 and has been a sports columnist since 1989. In July of 2016 he received the J. G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing in a ceremony at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and eleven times has been voted one of America’s top ten sports columnists by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Shaughnessy has written twelve books, including The Curse of the Bambino, Francona, and Senior Year.

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Dan Shaughnessy

Cubs-Red Sox series a crackerjack display of baseball

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Chicago fans invaded Fenway Park to punch up the fun-filled atmosphere.

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Theo Epstein returns as leader of the freed worlds

By , Globe Staff

The Cubs GM will always be a hometown hero in Boston.

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Gerald Green to the rescue? Who would have thought?

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The swingman made coach Brad Stevens look like a genius once again by helping turn the tide of the Celtics-Bulls series.

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The Garden won’t go dark for the Celtics or Bruins

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Boston sports fans endured a rough bunch of days in the hours leading up to Friday’s wins.