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Jim Caple is a former columnist and senior writer for[1] He has worked previously with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Caple attended R.A. Long High School in Longview, Washington[2] before becoming a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle.

Caple has written a book The Devil Wears Pinstripes (ISBN 0-452-28598-4) which, according to, "takes on the rabid fans of baseball’s twenty-six-time World Champions, and offers a decidedly different slant on the New York Yankees—the losers of thirteen World Series." Caple has also delighted in the misery of Red Sox Nation when he said in mid-June 2012 that the Red Sox being in last place may be the best thing he saw for the season.[3]


  1. ^ "Jim Caple". ESPN. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Rooting for the hometown boys". ESPN. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Fans leaving a no-hitter before it ends is inexplicable behavior - ESPN". 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2012-06-23.

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