Jeff Passan

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Jeff Passan (born September 21, 1980[1]) is a baseball columnist at Yahoo! Sports and author of the critically acclaimed The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports. He is also co-author of Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series.[2] Passan graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in journalism.[3]

After graduating from Solon High School in Ohio, Passan wrote for The Daily Orange at Syracuse University before covering Fresno State basketball. He began covering baseball in 2004 at The Kansas City Star before moving to Yahoo! two years later.


  1. ^ Castle, George (2007). Baseball and the Media: How Fans Lose in Today's Coverage of the Game. page 112: U of Nebraska Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-8032-6469-4. Retrieved March 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Death to the BCS. Gotham. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jeff Passan profile". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 4 March 2010.