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Tony Castro

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Los Angeles, New York, Dallas
Author and Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  From politics and pop culture to film and ballet.

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Biography

Tony Castro, whose Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son the New York Times called the definitive biography of the baseball icon, is the author of several books, including the 2016 releases DiMag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers and Looking for Hemingway: Spain, The Bullfights &a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports writer at the age of 16 at my hometown daily

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes

How is social media changing news?

It's destroyed about two-thirds of old mainstream journalism.