Amy K. Nelson Bio

Amy K. Nelson is an award-winning journalist who covers major league baseball for ESPN.com and is part of the site’s Enterprise team. Born and raised on the north shore of Massachusetts and a graduate of Hampshire College, Nelson has been covering professional sports for close to 10 years. She writes both investigative and long-form pieces for the site, and among her recent highlights is a piece on the timeline of death of Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and a breaking news story and in-depth feature on Alex Rodriguez’s infamous cousin who allegedly provided him steroids. She also served as a moderator for ESPN’s First Take program, chatting with fans online and relaying their comments live on the show, and has appeared on SportsCenter, ESPNews, Baseball Tonight and Outside The Lines. She’s currently addicted to Twitter and she used to live in Costa Rica — one day she might move back.

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