Mike Kromer was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and is an unapologetic St. Louis sports fan with eye on sports history. Mike loves baseball, researching baseball, and writing about baseball. In addition, he loves hockey. In fact, when driving on I-44 near Hampton Avenue, he still looks for the St. Louis Arena to rise over the other buildings. Mike spent time in radio doing play-by-play of high school sports. He started his own web site in order to continue doing games. Mike is a full-time teacher and father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching his son’s baseball team.