- Alec Kostival, who grew up in Reading, Pa., studied communication at La Salle University. He has interned with the Reading Fightin’ Phils and with the Philadelphia Eagles. He has written several articles for https://www.baseballessential.com/. He has worked for a sporting goods store and is passionate about baseball, especially the Phillies, and hopes to work as an MLB broadcaster. You can reach him on Twitter @Djkostikos or at email@example.com.