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Alan Schwarz, American journalist, author. Recipient Sports Editors award for Project Reporting, Associated Press, 2007, Award for Journalism, New York Press Club, 2008, George Polk award for Sports Reporting, Long Island University, 2009.


Schwarz, Alan was born on July 3, 1968 in White Plains, New York, United States.


Bachelor in Mathematics, cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1990.


Writer National Sports Daily. Senior writer Baseball America, 1991—2006. Contributing freelancer New York Times, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network The Magazine, Newsweek.

Staff sports writer New York Times, since 2007.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics, 2004 (Baseball Book of Year, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, 2004), Once Upon a Game: Baseball's Greatest Memories, 2007.