MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 16 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series (2004, 06, 09-10, 12), the 2008 American League Championship Series, the 2012 World Series, the 2000 All-Star Game in Atlanta and the 2010 Midsummer Classic in Anaheim...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1985...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1985), Midwest League (1986-87), Eastern League (1988-89), Pacific Coast League (1990), American Association (1991), International League, Florida Instructional League (1985-89) and Puerto Rican Winter League (1990-92).
PERSONAL: Born in February 1963 in Ohio...resides in Ohio...married to Joanne...has three children: Joseph, Michael and Elaina...graduated from Austintown Fitch High School...became interested in umpiring after reading an article about it in Sports Illustrated...hobbies include golf, training dogs and going to the gym.« Back to umpire roster
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