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John Perrotto

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Freelance Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Yahoo, USA Today, Associated Press, SFGate, The Globe and Mail, Seattle Times, CBS Sports and 294 more
Covers:  major league baseball, nhl, nfl, minor league baseball, college basketball

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Biography

I am currently a freelancer who covers primarily Major League Baseball but also does NFL and NHL. I have been covering sports since I was 14 years old and spent 22 seasons covering the Pittsburgh Pirates on a regular basis from 1988-2009. I have won multiple APSE awards for game stories and featu...

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@lis36rus — 7,448 followers, 15,739 tweets

Nov 08, 2017

Reached 2,000 likes on the page. Can't thank all of you enough for following along!  http://fb.me/8wknoMaJY 

Nov 08, 2017

One of the best offshoots of the advances made in defensive metrics in recent years is the right players are...  http://fb.me/SwbnYBrZ 

Nov 07, 2017

I don’t profess to have known Roy Halladay very well. I never covered him and only spoke with him in a one-on-one...  http://fb.me/Cmx27ozM 

Oct 24, 2017

Hi. I also posted this on my personal page yesterday so apologies if this is old news for some. I was let go...  http://fb.me/92AlDdk8h 

Oct 23, 2017

5 Reasons Why Dodgers-Astros World Series Could Be A Classic  http://fb.me/1VzfeSKSo 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covered high school football for $5 a game.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

It has made immediacy more important than accuracy.