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  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB team brands and the women who inspire them

    There are so many talented women covering baseball. Here are a few that our team brands writers admire. In this installment of our series celebrating the women who write about Major League Baseball for SB Nation’s team brands, we wanted to find out which women in the industry inspire them.

    The talented women who cover teams for SB Nation sites deserve recognition in their own right. But their paths have also been shaped by women who have come before them and are doing big things alongside them...


  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB team brands: How did they start covering their teams?

    The talented women who write about Major League Baseball for SB Nation’s team brands share their stories. How does a fan take the leap from following their team, discussing them on Twitter, and participating in one of our communities to actually writing about for a team brand? The women of SB Nation’s team brands are here to share their experiences with you.

    In this series, we’re celebrating the talented women who cover Major League Baseball for our team brands. They’ve shared what makes them...


  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB team brands and learn about the challenges they face

    Writing about a sport and team you love is a dream come true, but it’s not without its challenges. Women are a distinct minority in sports media. While we are seeing more representation of women’s voices creeping in, this industry has a long way to go. The responses we received for this series celebrating the women who write for our team brands backed that up.

    But not all of the challenges these women shared were related to gender. Finding work-life balance, bridging knowledge gaps, and...


  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB team brands: Their favorite experiences from covering their team

    Meet the talented women who cover Major League Baseball for our team brands and learn about their favorite experiences. Covering your favorite team for one of SB Nation’s team brands can be a lot of fun. It’s an opportunity to write about something you love and share that passion with the world.

    The talented women writing about Major League Baseball for our team brands hail from all over the place and cover many different teams, but they all have at least one favorite memory from covering...


  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB team brands: Why they’re passionate about baseball

    Let’s celebrate the talented women who cover baseball for SB Nation’s team brands. The women who cover baseball for SB Nation’s team sites have two important things in common: They love the team they cover, and they’ve found a home for that passion within SB Nation’s team communities.

    Baseball is a part of the fabric of these women’s lives. We asked them to share the stories behind their love of the game and what led them to the specific team they each cover.

    You can enjoy each woman’s...


  • Meet the women of SB Nation’s MLB Team Brands

    The talented sportswriters who cover baseball for our team sites share their experiences. We have many talented women covering Major League Baseball for SB Nation’s team sites. Learn about their experiences, the challenges they face, and more in this series.


  • Meet Gail Luscombe from Viva El Birdos

    “Being a Cardinals fan wasn’t something that I ever consciously chose; it just felt as natural as breathing.” We have dozens of women covering pro and college sports for our team brands here at SB Nation. Meet one of those talented writers, Gail Luscombe, who writes for our Cardinals blog, Viva El Birdos.

    Why are you so passionate about baseball and the Cardinals?

    I’ve been a baseball fan since my dad first propped me up in a car seat in front of the radio to listen to the 1982 World Series....


  • Meet Heather Simon from Viva El Birdos

    A broken wrist turned into a lifelong love of the Cardinals for Heather. We have dozens of women covering pro and college sports for our team brands here at SB Nation. Meet one of those talented writers, Heather Simon, who writes for our Cardinals blog, Viva El Birdos.

    Why are you so passionate about baseball and the Cardinals?

    I honestly cannot remember when I started watching baseball. As far as I can remember it has been there, just another fabric of my being. I grew up deep in the Cardinals...


  • Meet Stacie Wheeler from True Blue LA

    Stacie’s uncle accidentally dropped a pen in Raul Mondesi’s eye once, and you’re not going to want to miss that story. We have dozens of women covering pro and college sports for our team brands here at SB Nation. Meet one of those talented writers, Stacie Wheeler, who writes for our Dodgers blog, True Blue LA.

    Why are you so passionate about baseball and the Dodgers?

    I was born into Blue and come from a long familial line of Dodgers fans going back to my grandfather, who rooted for the...


  • Uh oh, the Chiefs defense might be getting better

    The Kansas City defense has shown signs of growth, and that makes a tough team to beat even more of a nightmare. The 2018 Kansas City Chiefs have scored 260 points through their first seven games. That’s the fifth-most ever at this point of the NFL season. Three of the top four teams — the 2013 Broncos, 2000 Rams, 2007 Patriots, and 2009 Saints — went to the Super Bowl because, well, points are good.

    It turns out when you score a historic amount of points, you can outscore your opponents more...


  • Meet Stacy Marlow from Talking Chop

    Stacy’s role at Talking Chop is mainly covering collector topics and making it engaging for people who are new to that world. We have dozens of women covering pro and college sports for our team brands here at SB Nation. Meet one of those talented writers, Stacy Marlow, who writes for our Atlanta Braves blog, Talking Chop.

    Why are you so passionate about baseball and the Braves?

    I can thank my twin brothers for my love of baseball. We spent countless hours at the baseball field from the time...


  • Meet Renee Dechert from Purple Row

    Renee grew up in Wyoming without a local MLB team, but that didn’t keep her from falling in love with baseball. We have dozens of women covering pro and college sports for our team brands here at SB Nation. Meet one of those talented writers, Renee Dechert, who writes for our Colorado Rockies blog, Purple Row.

    Why are you so passionate about baseball and the Rockies?

    I grew up on a farm in rural Wyoming, and when I was a kid, we had limited television access and no regional MLB team. But we...