Award-winning writer Daniel R. Levitt is the author of multiple books and numerous well-respected and well-received articles. As Executive Vice President for Ryan Companies US, he's overseen more than $10 billion of capital transactions in the past five years.
Dan is also one of the nation's most astute baseball commentators on ownership, general managers, business strategies, and the ethics that surround the sport. Dan is an occasional MLB Network TV guest commentator and an experienced radio guest. He is a regular speaker at SABR's annual convention and has presented at the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture. He is the recipient of the highest award of the Society for American Baseball Research, the prestigious Bob Davids Award. In 2017, he won SABR's Chadwick Award, a lifetime achievement award honoring baseball's great researchers.
His latest book, Intentional Balk: Baseball's Thin Line between Innovation and Cheating, coauthored with Mark Armour, won the 2023 Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar year.