Allen St. John is a New York Times bestselling author and an award winning journalist. He writes the By the Numbers column for the Wall Street Journal, and has written for a wide variety of publications from the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Maxim, Salon, Popular Mechanics, Playboy, Menís Journal, and Maxim.
He has won a wide variety of awards including top honors from the North Jersey Press Club, the North American Ski Journalists Association, and the United States Tennis Writers Association. His story 'Fall Classics' earned an honorable mention in The Best American Sports Writing 2002. His other books include the award winning Skiing for Dummies and the hardcover and CD-ROM of The Way Baseball Works.