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The Baltimore Sun

Jonathan Pitts

Writer

Jonathan 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

  • Girls' sports power reflects long-term national trend

    Girls' sports power reflects long-term national trend

    Lil Shelton sat on a shaded hillside one sunny afternoon this week and watched her beloved Severna Park High School field hockey team prepare to defend its 22nd state high school championship.

  • Hopkins freshmen get to know their new city

    Hopkins freshmen get to know their new city

    He'd heard the negative stereotypes about Baltimore — about its crime rate, about its disparities in wealth, about its spike in violence this year — so when Dominic Yared of Lexington, Mass., thought about moving to the city to start his freshman year at the Johns Hopkins University this fall,...

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