Jonathan M. Pitts

Writer

Jonathan M. Pitts writes about religion, sports, music, medicine and the military – and anything else that touches on the human spirit -- for the Baltimore Sun. Since joining the paper in 1999, he has covered oyster shuckers and opera singers, Deadheads and D-Day vets, sauerkraut and the Scriptures and more, always seeking the enduring in the everyday. The co-author of Baseball Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog’s memoir, “You’re Missin’ a Great Game,” he’s a native of St. Louis and a graduate of Haverford College and the University of Missouri School of Journalism

Recent Articles

  • Prosecutor opposes early release for ex-bishop Heather Cook who fatally struck Baltimore bicyclist

    Prosecutor opposes early release for ex-bishop Heather Cook who fatally struck Baltimore bicyclist

    A former Episcopal bishop serving a prison sentence for fatally striking a bicyclist with her car while drunk should be denied a reduction in sentence, the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office argued in a court filing that captured the fierceness of the victim’s family’s opposition to her request....

  • The Heather Cook case: a timeline

    The Heather Cook case: a timeline

    Following are key dates in the case of Heather Cook, the former Episcopal bishop now serving a prison term for fatally striking bicyclist Tom Palermo with her car while driving drunk and texting. She has applied for a two-year reduction in her sentence. 2010 — Cook is arrested, pleads guilty to...

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