Jonah Keri

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Jonah Keri
Keri 01-10.jpg
Born (1974-09-20) September 20, 1974 (age 40)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Novelist, Journalist, Columnist
Genre Sports, Entertainment, Business
Website
www.jonahkeri.com

Jonah Keri (born September 20, 1974 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian journalist, sportswriter and an editor. He is also a New York Times bestselling author.

Early life and education[edit]

Keri is a 1997 graduate of Concordia University's Journalism program. He lives in Denver, CO with his family.

Jonah Keri grew up as an avid Montreal Expos fan. He remains so even after the team's demise.[1]

Career[edit]

Keri has written for ESPN.com,[2] The Wall Street Journal,[3] FanGraphs,[4] GQ,[5] The Huffington Post,[6] The New York Times,[7] Bloomberg Sports,[8] Baseball Prospectus,[9] Investor's Business Daily,[10] SI.com,[11] Grantland,[12] and FiveThirtyEight.[13]

He co-wrote and edited the book Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know About the Game Is Wrong.[14] He also wrote the New York Times Bestseller The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First.[15]

In March, 2014 he published Up, Up, and Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos,[16] which details the franchise history of the Montreal Expos.

He hosts a podcast, where he interviews notable personalities from the sports and entertainment worlds, including Evan Longoria and Michael Schur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BP article: Saying goodbye to the Expos, 2004
  2. ^ Keri, Jonah (May 22, 2011). "Flying Fish". ESPN.COM. 
  3. ^ Keri, Jonah (October 14, 2009). "Does Baseball Need Umpires?". The Wall Street Journal. Recent Bad Calls Have Critics Howling for Better Umps, But Maybe It's a Job for Machines 
  4. ^ Keri, Jonah (April 8, 2011). "Manny Ramirez’s Legacy, and the Fate of the Rays". FanGraphs. 
  5. ^ Keri, Jonah (May 26, 2011). "Balls Out Guest of the Day: Jonah Keri On Why Boston Was Right To Trade Kendrick Perkins". GQ. 
  6. ^ Keri, Jonah (October 29, 2009). "The Pedro I Know". The Huffington Post. 
  7. ^ Keri, Jonah (November 21, 2009). "To Hang In, a Series Winner Must Learn to Let Go". The New York Times. 
  8. ^ Keri, Jonah (April 4, 2010). "The Bloomberg Sports Fantasy Squad". Bloomberg Sports. 
  9. ^ Keri, Jonah (November 18, 2003). "Chat". Baseball Prospectus. 
  10. ^ Keri, Jonah (October 11, 2010). "Retail ETFs Packing A Powerful Punch". Investor's Business Daily. 
  11. ^ Keri, Jonah (August 10, 2009). "Crawford's playing like an MVP, but is this his last hurrah in Tampa?". Sports Illustrated. 
  12. ^ http://www.grantland.com/contributor/_/name/jonah-keri
  13. ^ Keri, Jonah, and Neil Paine, "For Some MLB Playoff Teams, There’s No Place Like Road," FiveThirtyEight, September 16, 2014.
  14. ^ The Baseball Prospectus Team of Experts; Keri, Jonah (1 March 2007). Keri, Jonah, ed. Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know About the Game Is Wrong. Basic Books. ISBN 978-0-465-00547-5. 
  15. ^ Keri, Jonah (8 March 2011). The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First. ESPN. ISBN 0-345-51765-2. 
  16. ^ Jonah Keri, Up, Up, and Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos, Random House Canada, 2014, ISBN 978-0307361356.

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