Former Associated Press newsman Dan Schlossberg, a lifelong resident of Northern New Jersey, is one of the country's premier baseball experts. Dan boasts a 48-year journalism career that spans the gamut from broadcast analyst and commentator, to writer, author, and entrepreneur. He has won awards for writing, editing, graphic design, and public service from the Working Press Association of New Jersey (now Garden State Journalists Association), NATJA, and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
In addition, Dan has contributed to USA Today Sports Weekly, Latino Sports, Baseball Magazine, Top Sports Report, Baseball Digest, The Sporting News, MLB.com, BaseballGuru.com, All-Star Game and World Series programs, annuals, publications, and baseball card projects.
As a public speaker Dan entertains audiences on a wide variety of subjects, from favorite stories - all with a touch of humor and irreverence that make him an unforgettable guest. He has spoken at the Babe Ruth Museum, Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Yogi Berra Museum. Because of his broadcast background, he knows how to keep his message short but sweet, using his trained radio voice to keep audiences alert and responsive.
As a broadcaster he has created and produced many projects including "The Baseball Minute" and "Diamond Dust" audio & visual spots - both made available as commercial vehicles for current or potential MLB outlets and/or sponsors. Dan is also managing editor to BallTalk Radio - a pilot for a syndicated weekly radio baseball show with co-hosts Jay Johnstone and Bob Ibach. Currently Dan is Host/Producer of Braves Banter - an open-air discussion of Atlanta Braves baseball every Thursday from 7:00-7:30pm EST.
As originator of the baseball theme cruise concept, Dan has created, coordinated and hosted more than 20 such cruises, featuring former major-league stars that included Ralph Branca, Roger Craig, Carl Erskine, Darrell Evans, Bob Feller, Monte Irvin, Larry Jansen, Fergie Jenkins, Jay Johnstone, Jim Kaat, Clyde King, Clem Labine, Don Larsen, Eddie Mathews, Bill Mazeroski, Lindy McDaniel, Stan Musial, Brooks Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Enos Slaughter, Jeff Torborg, Bill White and Billy Williams.