Former Rochester pitcher plays pro ball with Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers

Former Rochester pitcher plays pro ball with Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers

Standing on the mound at 6-foot-9 inches, Rochester University alum Austin Steinfort is a threat to anyone at home plate. Since May of this year, Steinfort has been playing professional baseball with the United Shore Professional Baseball League, an independent baseball league in historic downtown Utica, Mich. Jimmy John's Field, where the league plays, is just a quick 10 miles from Rochester’s campus where Steinfort played collegiate baseball.

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Game changer

Game changer

In May 2018, a decision came from the Supreme Court that sent shock waves through the sports industry. The court upheld a New Jersey bid by a vote of 6-3. The proposed bid was to allow legal gambling at horse race tracks and casinos. One common misconception of this decision is that all gambling is legalized. However, the wager between person to person will still remain illegal.

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