Eric Balkman

Eric Balkman


Eric Balkman

Commissioner of the Fantasy Baseball Players Championship (

After serving as the sports editor for The Advance-Titan in Oshkosh, Wis., Balkman has also written sports features and covered football, women's gymnastics, men's soccer, men's swimming & diving, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field all at the collegiate level.

Balkman's dissertation on the fourth season of Seinfeld was published by The Oshkosh Scholar in 2011, and he has written press releases for the Fantasy Football Players Championship, the industry's largest high-stakes fantasy contest. ( Balkman was one of the editors for Sam Hendricks' book "Fantasy Football Tips: 201 Ways to Win through Player Rankings, Cheat Sheets and Better Drafting."

Balkman currently resides in Appleton, Wisconsin. You can subscribe to the RSS feed of his blog,, follow him on Twitter @EricBalkman and become a fan of him at or connect with him on Google+.

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  • JW Nix posted 2693 days ago

    JW Nix

    controversy begats controversy :

  • Erik Frenz posted 2696 days ago

    Erik Frenz

    Hey Eric,

    In case you need some help deciding on who to root for in the Super Bowl, here's my article w/ some tips for you.

    Comments are always appreciated. Thanks for reading!


  • Matthew Falkenbury posted 2962 days ago

    Matthew Falkenbury


    In 1996, The Yankees had a magical season that would end with a World Championship. In this article, I take a look at the first time I thought the season could be special, a game vs. the Seattle Mariners on May 14th, 1996 at Yankee Stadium, Dwight Gooden on the mound, the rest is history. Please take a look and comment as well. Thanks in advance

    - Matthew Falkenbury

  • Stephen Meyer posted 2962 days ago

    Stephen  Meyer

    Hey Eric,

    Ryan Zimmerman’s hit streak halted at 30 games last night. As one streak ends, another is admired. Read about how Joe DiMaggio forever redefined ’56,’ and how his feat may never be broken. It is a record that thankfully cannot be broken through steroid use, and represents all that was once right in a game that has since gone so wrong.

    Thanks in advance!

    -Stephen (Heartbeat of the Bronx)