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Howard Megdal

Poet Laureate

Howard Megdal is the Editor-in-Chief of The Perpetual Post. He covers baseball and basketball for SNY.tv, MLBTradeRumors.com, New York Baseball Digest and has written for ESPN.com, The New York Times and as numerous other publications. His book about Jewish baseball players, "The Baseball Talmud," is available for purchase on Amazon.com and wherever books are sold. Howard co-hosts the radio program New York Baseball Digest with Mike Silva; Podcasts are available on iTunes. He has been a guest on a number of radio stations, including WFAN and WVOX. Howard's is the Poet Laureate for AmazinAvenue.com. You can reach Howard at hmegdal@yahoo.com.

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