Philly's Premier News Source | The Philadelphia Baseball Review

The Philadelphia Baseball Review is an accredited independent journalistic enterprise that reports and breaks baseball news related to Philadelphia.

Patrick Gordon during batting practice prior to a game at Fenway Park.The Review is accredited by Major League Baseball and is the lone independent media outlet credentialed by MLB in Philadelphia. In addition to publishing on the Web, The Review also publishes a monthly magazine chronicling the sport in Philadelphia.

About the Editor & Founder
Patrick Gordon is an award-winning journalist and has covered baseball for more than a decade. He has a Masters in journalism and has worked with various news outlets in the region. His work has appeared in dozens of publications across the country, including Baseball America,, Sports Collectors Monthly, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Las Vegas Sun.

Gordon also is a member of the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) and serves on the executive board of the Pennsylvania School Press Association.

Gordon is a Temple University graduate and lives in Horsham. He currently teaches a sports journalism class as an adjunct professor at Temple.

Internship Opportunities with The Review
The Review is always on the search for passionate college students looking to learn more about sports journalism. Take a look at our current internship opportunities.

Patrick's Story
Growing up in urban Philadelphia, I was the kid that wrote stories about pickup Wiffle ball games. I also kept statistics for a stick-ball league where we used the trunk of an old Buick as second base. 

Fact is, I knew once I entered college that the fastest way for me to reach the majors would be to write about baseball rather than play. A poor man’s second baseman, I ended my freshman year in college by trading in my batting gloves for a Dell laptop. At that point, the Philadelphia Baseball Review was born.

Now, I'm a Philadelphia-based entrepreneur and have parlayed my love of baseball and writing into into a gig as a baseball writer. 

- Patrick Gordon, Managing Editor of the Philadelphia Baseball Review


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