Great Storytellers: Claire Smith
Claire Smith is a pioneering, female sports journalist who has been covering baseball for more than three decades, including seven years as a national baseball writer and columnist for The New York Times. She has covered baseball for ESPN since 2007.
In early 2017, she was honored with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s J. G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing — the first female honoree.
Join our latest Great Storyteller as she shares stories about her craft and her life, as an African-American, female sportswriter, with players, officials, owners, Major League Baseball and fellow journalists.