Ben Lindbergh is the co-host of the Effectively Wild podcast and a writer for The Ringer.

Ben also co-hosts the Ringer MLB Show with Michael Baumann, and occasionally appears on MLB Network's MLB Now. Ben was formerly editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, a writer for Grantland, and a writer for FiveThirtyEight. He previously interned for the NY Yankees and for the Wall Street investment bank Bear Stearns, and is a lifelong New Yorker. He is a member of the New York Chapter of Baseball Writers' Association of America.

He is co-author of the 2016 book, The Only Rule Is It Has to Work, with former EW co-host Sam Miller.

Some of his hobbies and interests that have been revealed over the course of EW include music (particularly the Beatles and Sloan), video games, Star Wars, and pro wrestling. Favorite television series include Elementary, Game of Thrones, The Good Wife, and The Wire.

Effectively Wild episodes without Ben Edit

  • Episode 8: Screen Door (Sam Miller and Ian Miller)
  • Episode 512: TV Blackouts Will Rot Your Brain (Sam Miller, Craig Goldstein, Wendy Thurm)

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