Working The Game: An Interview with Chuck Freeby, Notre Dame Radio Play-by-Play

In this installment in our “Working the Game” series of interviews, in which we seek to reveal what it is like to work as a baseball media professional on a day-to-day basis, we take our first trip to the college campus and have a conversation with Chuck Freeby, the radio play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame baseball. … Continue reading Working The Game: An Interview with Chuck Freeby, Notre Dame Radio Play-by-Play

Working The Game: An Interview with Jim Weber, Toledo Mud Hens Radio and TV Play-by-Play

In this installment in our “Working the Game” series of interviews, in which we seek to reveal what it is like to work as a baseball media professional on a day-to-day basis, we take our first trip to the minors leagues and have a conversation with Jim Weber, the long-time radio play-by-play announcer for the Triple-A … Continue reading Working The Game: An Interview with Jim Weber, Toledo Mud Hens Radio and TV Play-by-Play

Working the Game: An Interview with Gregor Chisholm, MLB.com Beat Writer

Today’s edition of Working The Game features Gregor Chisholm, the young writer who works the Toronto Blue Jays beat for MLB.com, a role he has filled since 2011. Chisholm’s first regular job in journalism was at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, where as an undergraduate he was the sports editor of the student … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Gregor Chisholm, MLB.com Beat Writer

Working the Game: An Interview with Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune Columnist

Our “Working The Game” segment today features our interview with Paul Sullivan, the long-time baseball columnist for the Chicago Tribune. As the Tribune’s baseball writer, Sullivan covers the Cubs, White Sox and national news. From 1994-2013, he served as the Cubs beat writer for 14 seasons and the Sox beat writer for six seasons. A lifelong … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune Columnist

Working the Game: An Interview with Phil Rogers, Chicago-based MLB.com Writer

In today’s “Working The Game” installment, we hear from Phil Rogers, who writes columns almost daily for MLB.com, focusing on the two Chicago teams. Rogers has covered baseball for more than three decades, including as a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Tribune from 1997 to 2013. He has written three books on baseball, including Ernie … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Phil Rogers, Chicago-based MLB.com Writer

Working the Game: An Interview with Len Kasper, Chicago Cubs TV

For this installment in our “Workng The Game” series, we speak with our first TV-only announcer: Len Kasper, the young(ish) play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Cubs.  In this interview, Len provides some sharp insights about what it is like to work a game for TV, specifically, and how to withstand the grind of a season … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Len Kasper, Chicago Cubs TV

Working the Game: An Interview with John Sterling, New York Yankees Radio

In this installment in our “Working the Game” series of interviews, in which we seek to reveal what it is like to work as a baseball media professional on a day-to-day basis, we feature John Sterling, the long-time radio play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees. Sterling joined the Yankees broadcast team in 1989 from Atlanta’s … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with John Sterling, New York Yankees Radio

Working the Game: An Interview with Pete Abraham, Boston Red Sox Beat Writer

For the next installment in our series, we switch from the broadcast booth to the press box and chat with Pete Abraham, the beat writer who covers the Red Sox for the Boston Globe. Pete is a Massachusetts native,  He joined the staff of the Globe in 2009 after spending nearly 10 years in New … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Pete Abraham, Boston Red Sox Beat Writer

Working the Game: An Interview with Charley Steiner, Los Angeles Dodgers TV and Radio

This is the next installment in our “Working the Game” series of interviews, in which we seek to reveal what it is like to work as a baseball media professional on a day-to-day basis. Today we feature Charley Steiner, one of the play-by-play announcers for the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Steiner is a four-plus decade veteran of … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Charley Steiner, Los Angeles Dodgers TV and Radio

Working the Game: An Interview with Dan Dickerson, Detroit Tigers Radio

This is the first in a periodic series of interviews, called “Working the Game”, with some of the broadcasting and journalism professionals who work every day in baseball.  Loosely based on the Slate podcast “Working”, these interviews attempt to reveal what it is like to work as a baseball media professional on a day to … Continue reading Working the Game: An Interview with Dan Dickerson, Detroit Tigers Radio