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Stoppelman Part of Intriguing Crop of Relief Pitchers

Editor’s note: Following is a condensed version of a story written by Kary Booher of the Springfield (Mo) News-Leader, and reprinted with his permission. National Public Radio recently reported that there are currently over 6,000 young men throughout all levels of baseball’s minor leagues. Only a handful will ever get the chance to step onto a major league field.

Lee Stoppelman is the nephew of Darryl and Liz Wilkinson of

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