Scott Cummings works as a special education resource teacher at Woodbury High School. He holds a degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in mathematics and a special education teaching license from the University of Minnesota- Duluth. This is his first contribution to a SABR publication after becoming a member in 2010. He looks forward to writing many more. When he is not reading or writing, he is busy cross country skiing and training for the next American Birkebeiner. He lives in West St. Paul with his border terrier named Babe Ruth.