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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Dale worked as a major league umpire until 2017 when he retired due to sustaining multiple concussions. His career included three World Series assignments, three All-Star Games, six League Championship Series, twelve Division Series, and nearly one hundred postseason games. An Oregon native, Dale lives in Portland with his husband, Michael, and their yellow Lab, Wylie.
Rob serves as commissioner of the West Coast League and currently hosts the weekly podcast SABRcast with Rob Neyer. He has also written or co-written seven books, including Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game, winner of the 2018 Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year. Rob now lives in the St. Johns neighborhood in North Portland.
Foreword by Billy Bean, vice president and special assistant to the commissioner of Major League Baseball.