Ray Mileur is the founder and publisher of "the Birdhouse",
(1998-2008) the award winning site that attracted over ten million
visitors before becoming affiliated with Scout.com and FOXSports.
In 2008 he retired from sports writing to become the Chief of Police
in city near his home.
Ray is a graduate of the Sports Management World Wide (SMWW)
"Baseball General Manager and Scouting Course". He is a member of
the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America ( IBWAA), and
the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). He has made
guest appearances on Fox Sports Network Midwest television and
numerous Fox Sports & ESPN affiliated radio programs.
His articles have been published in; Fox Sports Fantasy Guide, the
Scout.com Baseball Prospects Guide, FoxSports.com, MLB.com, Yahoo Sports, FSN Midwest Daily Wire, Scout.com & MiLB Insider, St. Louis Game Time Magazine, The Sports Journal, The Heckler for Cub Fans, Our Sports Central, e-Sports, Baseball Ink, and more
The crowning moment of Ray's sports writing career came in 2008, with an invitation from former Cardinals' manager, Billy Southworth's family, to represent the manager and his family at the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York.