Dan Shaughnessy Boston Globe, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Son, Books, Salary and Net Worth

Dan Shaughnessy Bio | Wiki

Dan Shaughnessy is an American Sports Writer Journalist. He is currently working as a Sports Columnist and Associate Editor for the Boston Globe. Dan joined the network in 1981 and has been covering the Boston Red Sox for the station since then. Also, he was the winner of the BBWWAA Career Excellence Award which was presented at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in the year 2016.

Moreover, Dan received the J. G. Taylor Spink Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 2016. He was nicknamed Shank by the Boston Celtics team in the 1980s for the often encomiastic and critical nature of his articles.

Dan Shaughnessy Age

He was born on July 20, 1953, in Groton, Massachusetts, in the United States. Dan is 68 years old and celebrates his birthday on July 20 of every year.

Dan Shaughnessy Height

He appears to be quite tall in stature. Dan stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75m).

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Dan Shaughnessy Family

He was born and raised in Groton, Massachusetts in the United States. Despite the fact that Dan is a public figure, he has not revealed much concerning his parents and siblings. Therefore, information regarding his family’s whereabouts is still unknown.

Dan Shaughnessy Wife

In addition to being a well-known sportswriter, Dan is a married man. He is married to his beautiful and amazing wife Marilou Shaughnessy. The couple is blessed with three children; two daughters named Sarah, Kate, and a son named Sam. Dan is also an uncle to Meghann Shaughnessy, a tennis player.

Dan Shaughnessy Son

His son Sam Shaughnessy was born on October 2, 1987, in the United States and is currently 34 years old. Sam loves sports naturally and was a natural hitter who quickly ascended the ranks of youth sports. Being a son of a notorious man, he was arrested and charged with assault of kicking a police officer during his arrest.

Dan Shaughnessy Education

He attended Graton high school and later enrolled at the College of Holy Cross graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1975.

Dan Shaughnessy Boston Globe

He is a sportswriter who is currently working as a sports columnist and Associate Editor for the Boston Globe. Since 1981 Dan has covered the Boston Red Sox for The Boston Globe and is the winner of the BBWAA Career Excellence Award presented at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 2016. He started his career as a beat reporter covering the Baltimore Orioles for the Baltimore Sun in 1977. Dan has been serving the Boston Global as a sports writer for 20 years and was the best writer for the Boston Celtics and the Boston Red Sox.

In 2004 Red Sox won the world series afterward, Dan wrote: “Reversing the curse”. He contributed to several sportsbooks. The curse of Bambio explains the travel of the Boston Red Sox that looked forward to the world series championship after selling Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees.

On July 9th, 2008 Dan launched guest host on the ESPN show that Pardon the Interruption. He contributed to ESPN Magazine and regular guest on a Sunday night sports show. Dan discussed sports and current events on radio show airing on WTKK on ESPN’s Rome is burning and NESN’s Sportsplus and Globe10.

Some of Dan’s colleagues at The Boston Globe include:

Dan McGowan – columnist

Christopher Muther – Travel writer & columnist

Tara Sullivan – Sports editor

Gary Washburn– Reporter

Ben Volin – Reporter

Dan Shaughnessy New Book | Books

His new book titled Wish it Lasted Forever: Life with the Larry Bird Celtics is set to be released in November 2021. Apart from that, Dan has also written various books including:

  • The Curse of Bambino
  • Seeing Red: The Red Auerbach Story
  • At Fenway: Dispatches from Red
  • The Legend of Curse
  • Francona: The Red Sox Years
  • Senior year: A father, A Son, and High School Baseball
  • One Strike Away: The Story of The 1986 Red Sox
  • Reversing the Curse: Inside the
  • EverGreen The Boston Celtics
  • Fenway: Biography in the words and pictures
  • Spring Training: Baseball’s Early Season

Dan Shaughnessy Salary

He receives quite an enormous amount from working as an associate editor and sports columnist for The Boston Globe. Dan receives an average salary of $95,000 Annually.

Dan Shaughnessy Net Worth

He has been working for more than four decades in the Media Industry hence he is able to accumulate a decent future for himself. Dan’s net worth is $2 Million.

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