Columnist

Dan Shaughnessy

A member of the Globe staff since 1981, Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and nine times has been voted one of America’s top 10 sports columnists by AP Sports Editors. He has written 12 books, including New York Times Best Seller “Francona”, “The Curse of the Bambino”, and “Senior Year”, and appears on numerous radio and television shows.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

On the bright side, no negatives

By , Globe Columnist

On this leisurely October weekend I am going to give you nothing but positivity. No sarcasm. No cynicism. Promise.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Buster Posey is Giants’ leading man

By , Globe Staff

Posey — a team leader and clutch run producer — is taking on the look of baseball’s next Derek Jeter.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Where are the home runs in MLB playoffs?

By , Globe Staff

Thus far the playoffs are dominated by bullpens and small-ball. Fifteen of 24 playoff games have been decided by a single run.

Dan Shaughnessy

It’s easy to love these scrappy Giants

By , Globe Staff

Oh, those Giants. They don’t have a lot of star players, they go long stretches without offense, and every other year they out-and-out stink. But this is one of their “on” years.