Sports Columnist, Associate Editor for The Boston Globe
Dan Shaughnessy is an American sports writer. He has covered the Boston Red Sox for The Boston Globe since 1981.
In 2016, he was given the J. G. Taylor Spink Award by the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Shaughnessy is often referred to by his nickname "Shank," given by the 1980s Boston Celtics team for the often unflattering and critical nature of his articles.
Entertain and inform with sports commentary. Spread Globe brand on multi-platforms. Winner J. G. Spink award presented at Hall of Fame in Cooperstown 2016. Eleven times named Mass Sportswriter of the Year and 11 times named top ten columnist by AP Sports Editors. Author of 12 books including "The Curse of the Bambino