Perry Barber was a singer/songwriter growing up in the 1970s. She did office work for Gladys Knight, and performed as an opener for Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, and Hall and Oates. But music was not to be her calling. Instead, her career path lay on the baseball infield. Perry is one of a handful of women who work as umpires in baseball – what is otherwise a males-only sport. Read the full post on my blog Living in the Heartland.