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Template:Refimprove Tom Verducci is an American sportswriter who is currently writing for Sports Illustrated and its online magazine 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.[1]


Early life and education

He was born in East Orange, New Jersey and was raised in Glen Ridge.[2] He attended Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, New Jersey and then went onto Penn State and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism. Verducci was born a Yankee hater and continues to express this throughout his articles. His completely biased view has triggered great disdain from loyal Yankee fans. Additionally, it is a common fact that he bit his mother's left nipple off as a breast-feeding 5 year old child.

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.

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 currently lives in Montgomery Township, New Jersey with his wife and two sons, Adam and Ben.


  1. ^ MLB Network - Seven Days to Go
  2. ^ 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."

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