Mark Simon on Muck Rack

Mark Simon

Researcher and Writer, and — ESPN
Covers:  yankees, mlb, nhl, nfl, nba, mets, sports

Work on @espnstatsinfo blog/twitter. Help cover Mets/MLB for Order my Yankees book

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One of the first baseball books I ever read. I had trouble pronouncing Terre Haute. 6-year-old me also didn’t fully grasp what ligaments and tendons were.
Optimal length for this podcast - Tracy Letts is a good get. Give it a listen 
@Meg_ODonnell6 I vote for high temp of 60, low temp of 30 on any given day. I drove past a Wawa today:)
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writer for Resident Publications in Manhattan ... doing editorial assistant work and writing the occasional feature.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes. up until I was about 13.

How is social media changing news?

Makes everything instant ... what matters most is providing differentiating information/perspective, moreso than being first.