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Jerry Meals

Jerry Meals About MLB umpire who began umpiring in the major leagues in 1998. He has worked a number of division series playoff games as well as the 2002 All-Star Game. Other Informations He was a second baseman at Salem High School and later attended Joe Brinkman Umpire School. He has umpired many notable MLB …

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Joe West

Joe West About Major League Baseball umpire who officiated in five World Series between 1992 and 2012. Other Informations He played football at East Carolina University before starting his umpire career in 1976. He is known throughout the MLB as Cowboy Joe. He was born and raised in the small city of Asheville, North Carolina. He was …

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Emmett Ashford

Emmett Ashford About First African-American umpire in Major League Baseball. Other Informations He sold magazines and worked as a cashier to get by in his youth. He liked to wear flashy jewelry and fine clothes when off the baseball field, which many thought was inappropriate for an umpire. Got married to his sweetheart, Virginia. He …

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Bob Davidson

Bob Davidson About Major League Baseball umpire who has umpired high-profile series like the 1992 World Series and games like the 2014 MLB All-Star Games. He is known as “Balkin’ Bob” by some MLB fans for his propensity for calling balks during games. Other Informations He was born in Chicago and was a college baseball …

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Ángel Hernández

Ángel Hernández About MLB umpire who has worked a number of notable series, including the 2005 World Series, 2009 MLB All-Star Game, and six League Championship Series from 2000 to 2010. He has become infamous among fans for his involvement in a number of controversial calls. Other Informations He was born in Havana, Cuba and …

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Alan Porter

Alan Porter About Major League Baseball umpire who umpired his first major league game in April 2010 and was hired full-time in January 2013. Some of the most notable games he has umpired include Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter on the final day of the 2014 season and the 2014 National League Division Series between the Los …