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

For 90-year-old Maine man, just another walk to the peak

By , Globe Staff

Dick Dreselly climbed the 8.5 miles to the top of Mount Washington simply because he feels fortunate that he still can.

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.