Dr. Arthur Day has served as a leading neurosurgeon for more than 30 years, and has enjoyed a host of professional accomplishments. In 2009, Peter Gammons, a baseball journalist, enlisted the help of Dr. Arthur Day when he suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. Under the care of Dr. Arthur Day, Peter Gammons returned to work in an unbelievable two and a half months from a surgery that typically takes a very extended recovery time.
Peter Gammons won the J. G. Taylor Spink Award for his sports writing. He wrote for The Boston Globe and served ESPN for many years as the “face of baseball.” Today he writes for MLB.com and holds an analyst position with New England Sports Network (NESN).
Born in Groton, Massachusetts, Peter Gammons attended the prep school Groton School and went on to graduate from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he wrote for the school paper, The Daily Tar Heel. Shortly after graduation he joined The Boston Globe and focused on Boston Red Sox coverage. He served the Globe from 1969 to 1975, and again from 1978 to 1986; between those periods, he acted as a columnist for Sports Illustrated, where he covered sports such as hockey, baseball, and college basketball. In addition, Gammons has written many books, including Beyond the Sixth Game, The Numbers Game: Baseball’s Lifelong Fascination with Statistics, and Rocket Man: The Roger Clemens Story.
Gammons joined ESPN in 1998 as a studio analyst and enjoyed appearances on Baseball Tonight during baseball season. In 2006 he became a field-level reporter for Sunday Night Baseball, a coveted position. After 20 years at ESPN, he left for MLB.com and NESN.
Gammons also loves music, and he plays the guitar. Active in the indie rock scene, he released an album in 2006 called Never Slow Down, Never Grow Old, which contains original songs as well as covers of well-known songs, such as Warren Zevon’s “Model Citizen.”