Comments on: Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/18/10 Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:25:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: John Lease Tue, 22 May 2012 19:44:00 +0000 Mace Brown farmed very near to where my dad grew up in Crawfordsville, Iowa. A very nice guy, despite being surrounded by Cubs fans back home. I’d always thought ballplayers didn’t make much money, but compared to the people around he was rich.