MLB.com JP Morosi who covers International Baseball. This interview covers a
little of everything from how JP started in the industry, advice for young
people on how to break into the industry, international baseball, also
baseball development, unwritten rules, and so much more.
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MLB insider Jon Paul Morosi provides insight and information into the
biggest stories in baseball as an on-air reporter for FOX Sports. He is a
reporter and analyst for FS1’s MLB Whip Around and appears regularly on MLB
Network’s MLB Central and Hot Stove.
Morosi broke into baseball as a backup beat writer for the Seattle Post
Intelligencer covering the Seattle Mariners in 2005. He then served as a
Detroit Tigers beat writer for the Detroit Free Press from 2006-’09 before
being hired full time by FOXSports.com to cover all 30 teams. Morosi cut his
teeth on-air as a regular contributor to FOX Sports Detroit’s baseball
coverage in 2010.
In December 2014, Morosi joined Sirius/XM MLB Network Radio as a part-time
host. Morosi also is a regular contributor to FOX Sports Radio and Sportsnet
Radio THE FAN 590 in Toronto. In his first experience as a dugout reporter
in 2014, Morosi covered the longest postseason game ever, an 18-inning
battle between Washington and San Francisco which saw the visiting Giants
defeat the Nationals 2-1 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Born in Marquette, Mich., Morosi graduated from Harvard University with
honors and a degree in environmental science and public policy. He played
four seasons of junior varsity baseball at Harvard and covered three seasons
of Harvard men’s hockey for The Harvard Crimson newspaper. Morosi was also
a play-by-play broadcaster for a number of college hockey games on WHRB campus
* How did you get started in your industry, what would you say to
someone trying to break into the industry on what would be very important
skills to have, to impress someone.
* What makes International baseball so special, what are people
missing by not watching it or being part of it.
* Discuss Japanese Baseball and Culture.
* Discuss why so many Latin players are in professional baseball, what
makes them so good.
* Different rules which need to be implemented or changed.
* What kind of strategy wins internationally.
* Why bunting is no longer being used in the major leagues and should
* What have you learned from international baseball, how they play the
game, different things they might do strategically.
* What about the managers, what makes them so special, things learned
on how they might do someone strategically, lineups, etc.
* How about the so-called unwritten rules? How do they affect the
* How the game is growing around the world and why?
* How about the WBSC international extra-inning rule, should it be
applied in MLB and how?
* As a parent, any advice to parents on letting kids play the game.
JP Morosi is fantastic!
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