Scene Podcast No. 4: Talking Semi-Pro Baseball


This week's feature by Sam Allard gives readers a look into the minimum-wage life of semi-pro ballplayers who put on uniforms for the Lake Erie Crushers out in Avon.

Some get just $600 a month to chase their dreams. All of them live with host families in the area, the only way to make the shabby economics of unaffiliated baseball work.

Listen below as host Craig Lyndall talks with Sam about their lives on the field and in the spare rooms of generous families' houses.


About The Author

Vince Grzegorek

Vince Grzegorek has been with Scene since 2007 and editor-in-chief since 2012. He previously worked at Discount Drug Mart and Texas Roadhouse.
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