Jayson Stark

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Jayson Stark
2012 09 27 Nationals @ Phillies 033.JPG
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education Syracuse University
Occupation Baseball Writer
Notable credit(s) ESPN.com
Philadelphia Inquirer
Title Senior Baseball Writer for ESPN.com
http://insider.espn.go.com/mlb/blog?name=stark_jayson Jayson Stark Blog

Jayson Stark (born July 19, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American sportswriter who mainly covers baseball. He attended Syracuse University,[1] where he earned a degree in newspaper journalism.


Stark is a senior writer for ESPN.com. He makes weekly appearances on Mike & Mike on Tuesday mornings. He also contributes to SportsCenter, ESPNews, Baseball Tonight, and a weekly segment during baseball season with WHB 810 in Kansas City. Beginning in 2014, Stark co-hosts a weekly radio show during baseball season on ESPN Radio's affiliate in Phialdelphia. He is currently a resident of a Philadelphia suburb and lives with his wife and three children.

Prior to joining ESPN in 2000, Stark covered the Philadelphia Phillies for The Philadelphia Inquirer,[1] and was twice named Pennsylvania's Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.[2]

In 2007, Stark wrote his first book called The Stark Truth: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players in Baseball History. His second book, Worth The Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies, tells the tale of the 2008 Philadelphia Phillies from the perspective of a Philadelphian.


  1. ^ a b "Jayson Stark". ESPN Mediazone. ESPN. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "ESPN's Stark to visit Penn State for Foster Conference". Penn State | News. The Pennsylvania State University. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 

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