|Name Jonah Keri|
|Education Concordia University|
|Born September 20, 1974 (age 41)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1974-09-20) |
Occupation Novelist, Journalist, Columnist
Genre Sports, Entertainment, Business
Books 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
Similar People Zach Lowe, Nate Silver, Bill Simmons
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Jonah Keri (born September 20, 1974, in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian journalist, sportswriter and editor. He is also a New York Times bestselling author.
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Early life and education
Keri graduated from Concordia University's journalism program in 1997. He now lives in Denver with his family.
Growing up, Keri was an avid fan of the Montreal Expos. He remains one today despite the team's 2005 relocation to Washington to become the Washington Nationals.
Keri is mostly known for writing about baseball, though he has also covered other sports as well as business and entertainment. His writing has appeared on ESPN.com, The Wall Street Journal, FanGraphs, GQ, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Bloomberg Sports, Baseball Prospectus, Investor's Business Daily, Sports Illustrated, Grantland, FiveThirtyEight. and CBSSports.com.
Keri co-wrote and edited the book Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know About the Game Is Wrong. 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, about the Tampa Bay Rays.
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, which details the franchise history of the Expos.
Keri hosts a podcast, where he interviews notable personalities from sports and entertainment, including Evan Longoria and Michael Schur. Keri announced on January 26, 2016 that the podcast would join the Nerdist Industries umbrella as the flagship podcast of Nerdist Sports. Keri had previously announced his departure from ESPN earlier in the month, posting on Instagram that he would write for Sports Illustrated, GQ and Rolling Stone as well as make his TV appearances on the MLB Network.