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José de Jesus Ortiz - Editor-in-Chief

José de Jesus Ortiz

Founder & Editor in Chief

Award-winning writer José de Jesus Ortiz, the first Latino to serve as president of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, has covered Major League Baseball since 1997 in Los Angeles, St. Petersburg, New York and Houston. He also served as a lead sports columnist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after 15 years as an Astros beat writer, national baseball writer and international soccer writer at the Houston Chronicle. He has written two books, including Armed and Dangerous on the 2004-2005 Houston Astros.

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