Tom Verducci (born December 2, 1960) is an American sportswriter and writes for Sports Illustrated and its online magazine SI.com. He writes primarily about baseball. He is also a field reporter for the MLB postseason on TBS. He also appears on Hot Stove and MLB Tonight on MLB Network as a baseball insider.
Early life and education 
He was born in East Orange, New Jersey and was raised in Glen Ridge. He attended Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, New Jersey and then went onto Penn State and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism.
Professional career 
After a one-year stint at Florida Today, he moved to New York Newsday in 1983 and became a columnist there in 1990. He began writing for Sports Illustrated in 1993. He is a regular guest on The Dan Patrick Show.
His most recent work includes a co-authored book with Joe Torre titled The Yankee Years. The book chronicles various stories from the New York Yankees' dugout and the Yankees' baseball organization.
Personal life 
He lives in the Belle Mead section of Montgomery Township, New Jersey with his wife and two sons, Adam and Ben. His brother Frank Verducci is the offensive line coach at the University of Florida.
- ^ Tom Verducci Archive , Sports Illustrated. Accessed October 7, 2007 "Born in East Orange, New Jersey, and raised in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Verducci led his high school football team to a state championship, calling his catch of the winning touchdown pass in the title game as the defining sports moment of his life."
- ^ Caldwell, David. "All the Tools: Sports Illustrated’s Tom Verducci brings intelligence and an instinct for the game to his coverage of baseball.", New Jersey Monthly, August 16, 2010. Accessed January 25, 2011. "Verducci lives in Montgomery Township in Somerset County with his wife, Kirsten, and their two sons, Adam, 19 and Ben, 16, who both play baseball."
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