With UMPS CARE, officials connect with fans

With UMPS CARE, officials connect with fans UMPS CARE, a charity organization, began working in all 30 Triple-A markets this year, giving fans the chance to connect with umpires like Nestor Ceja, who recently led a tour of Oklahoma City’s Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190702&content_id=308345700&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Minor League Baseball celebrates Independence Day Weekend with Fourth of July Specialty Caps

Minor League Baseball celebrates Independence Day Weekend with Fourth of July Specialty Caps Beginning tomorrow in select markets, Minor League Baseball players, coaches and umpires in its U.S.-based teams will take the field in specialty caps to celebrate the Independence Day weekend. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190702&content_id=308684650&fext=.jsp&vkey=pr_milb&sid=milb

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Fun Buttons, Not Food

Fun Buttons, Not Food I asked people to send me their “junk wax” faves at the end of this post on Fleer Classic Miniatures and I got a lot of solid suggestions. The 1985 Fun Foods set was one, and I took it to heart. I am now the proud owner of a complete 133…

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Midseason farm system grades: AL

Midseason farm system grades: AL MiLB.com writers Chris Tripodi, Sam Dykstra and Josh Jackson grade how the first half of the 2019 Minor League season has gone for the 15 American League farm systems. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190702&content_id=308659310&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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