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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Red Sox are on road to . . . where exactly?

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A flawed, up-and-down team begins a challenging stretch run loaded with road games.


Reflections on a weekend with the baseball gods

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Saturday in Cooperstown I was allowed to salute the diamond gods at Doubleday Field.

Dan Shaughnessy | From the archive

Bob Ryan has credentials for hang time at Hall

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In 1997, Dan Shaughnessy paid tribute to colleague Bob Ryan when he was honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame.


Revisiting Buckminster Hotel — the birthplace of Black Sox scandal

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This is where the greatest professional sports scandal in American history went down.