Tribune photo by Tom Larson
Northwoods League umpire Michael Hains calls a strike during the Willmar Stingers’ game against the Waterloo Bucks on July 17 at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.
Pro ball is the call for NWL umpires
It’s easy to imagine how hard it is to get into the major leagues as a ballplayer, but it may be even more difficult to make it as an umpire.
There are 750 active players in Major League Baseball
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