Peter Gammons To Leave ESPN Following Winter Meetings

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Mike Salerno in MLB
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Peter Gammons, 64, has reportedly released a statement that says he will be moving on from ESPN at the conclusion of the 2009 MLB Winter Meetings later this week to pursue new endeavors. Gammons, who has been with ESPN since 1989, said that the decision to leave was "conflicted." "I owe a great deal of my professional life to ESPN, having spent more than half of my 40 years in journalism working for the network, and the choice to move on was made with nothing but the strongest feelings for the people with whom I worked," said Gammons in the statement. "ESPN gave me a great deal more than I gave it and will always be a huge part of who I am." In 2004, Gammons was honored by the Baseball Writers Association of America as the recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for outstanding baseball ...

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