Originally written June 25, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
An intro into future Baby Birds coverage. You can follow John Nagel on Twitter @stlbabybirds. - Photo credit: Wikipedia) Before I give you my first article on the Baby Birds, I want to give you a little background of myself and why minor league baseball interests me.  My name is John Nagel.  I grew up in a suburb of St. Louis and have been a St. Louis Cardinals fan since the day I was born. I remember having posters of Ozzie Smith and Mark McGwire hanging in my room as a little boy.  Thirty years later, things have not changed even though I live ten hours away in Atlanta Georgia, right in the middle of Atlanta Braves County. If you look at my house you will see a Cardinals flag hanging from my steps.  If you look at the back of my car you will see a Cardinals sticker in my back window. I have left St. Louis, but St. Louis has not left me. I have had an interest in minor league baseball since I was young when the River City Rascals moved to town. That interest increased when ...
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