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John Thorn

John Thorn is the official historian of Major League Baseball. Apart from his creation, with Pete Palmer, of Total Baseball , he is often visible on ESPN, MLBTV, the History Channel, and other television outlets as a sports authority and commentator. He was also a major on-screen presence in and chief consultant to Ken Burns's 18 1/2-hour PBS film Baseball . Thorn co-wrote The Hidden Game of Baseball and has written several other books on baseball, including Treasures of the Baseball Hall of...See more