Stew Thornley is an author of books on sports history for adults and young readers. He received the SABR-Macmillan Baseball Research Award in 1988 for his first book, On to Nicollet: The Glory and Fame of the Minneapolis Millers. He also enjoys visiting graves of notable people and is the author of Six Feet Under: A Graveyard Guide to Minnesota. Stew is an official scorer for Minnesota Twins home games and also does the datacasting of games for MLB.com Gameday. He lives in Roseville, Minnesota, with his wife, Brenda Himrich, and their cats, Jeter and Mickey.