David Allen was born in 1987 in New Britain, Connecticut and was raised in the suburbs of neighboring Bristol. I am a baseball, comic book, film, and sci-fi enthusiast. I am currently finishing a 6-7th grade adventure book and a graphic novel. I received my Masters of Arts degree from Central Connecticut State University and a Bachelor of Arts at Keene State College. I currently live in Spofford, NH.
Connecticut has a fruitful history in professional baseball. The three major league clubs from Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown proved the Nutmeg State's immediate interest in the national pastime. This piece will travel from the late 19th century to 2011 and discover Connecticut's vital role in the creation and continuation of minor league baseball.
Cover Picture: Reenactment by Newtown SVBB