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Peter Gammons to Leave ESPN

Peter Gammons (Image from ESPN)

Legendary baseball reporter Peter Gammons, 64, has announced he will leave ESPN after the Winter Meetings.

Gammons has been with the network since 1989, and also previously reported for Sports Illustrated (1976-78, 1986-90). He began has illustrious career back in 1969 with the Boston Globe, and has always been tied to the Boston area since.

“My decision to leave ESPN and move on at this point in my life has been conflicted,” Gammons said in a statement. “ESPN gave me a great deal more than I gave it, and will always be a huge part of who I am.”

He has earned a reputation as the hardest working baseball reporter around. If you need to know what’s going on with the sport, you go to Peter Gammons.

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One comment for “Peter Gammons to Leave ESPN”

  1. Looks like he’s moving on to and NESN. Good news for us Bostonians!

    Posted by George | December 9, 2009, 12:31 am

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