Steve Buffum grew up in Akron, Ohio. He received BA degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Virginia, which he does not use. He then moved to Austin, Texas, where he bailed on his PhD program and got a Masters in Mathematics, which he does not use. He currently works for a chemical management firm in Austin as a data cudgeller.
He lives with his wife, two sons, one daughter, and the two dumbest cats in North America.
Buff is a passionate and incredibly knowledgable fan of the Cleveland Indians, whom he covers for The Cleveland Fan.