A native of Greenbelt, MD, and a product of Ithaca College, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler currently handles the radio broadcasts and media relations for the Lansing Lugnuts, entering his ninth Minor League season in 2013. Each year, Jesse conducts a game re-creation broadcast, using sound effects to re-create a live game in the 1930s-1950s tradition of broadcasting. He was named Finalist or received Honorable Mention for Ballpark Digest’s “Broadcaster of the Year” in 2008, 2011, and 2012. “The Baseball Thesaurus” is his first book.