David O’Brien is a Greenville, N.C., native and a graduate of the University of Kansas. He’s covered major league baseball since 1995, as a Marlins beat writer for seven years at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and since 2002 as Braves beat writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He’s divorced, has two motorcycles, no kids, way too many albums and CDs, and a crush on Neko Case. He’s a huge fan of the Replacements, the Clash, Muddy Waters, Merle Haggard, and Johnny Cash, for whom this Braves/Man In Black blog is named.
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