Umpire Dan Bellino
Name: Daniel Anthony Bellino
Nickname: The Lawyer, Counselor
2013 Crew: Ted Barrett -cc, Alfonso Marquez, Mike DiMuro.
2013 Ejections: 5.
Ejection 124 (MIL M Ron Roenicke; QOC = Y).
Ejection 093 (STL M Mike Matheny; QOC = U).
Ejection 040 (TOR M John Gibbons; QOC = Y).
Ejection 039 (TOR 3B Brett Lawrie; QOC = Y).
Ejection 038 (LAD RF Andre Ethier; QOC = U).
Ejection 141 (BOS M Bobby Valentine; QOC = N).
Ejection 089 (CIN PH Miguel Cairo; QOC = Y).
Ejection 079 (MIA M Ozzie Guillen; QOC = Y).
Ejection 036 (BOS SS Mike Aviles; QOC = Y).
Ejection 015 (TEX M Ron Washington; QOC = N).
Notes: Earned a juris doctor (J.D.) law degree and MBA; passed the Illinois state bar exam.
» His final law school paper was a research assignment on the major league umpire union and 1999 strike.
» Former aide to Illinois Chief Federal District Court Judge Charles P. Kocoras.
» Played high school baseball (catcher); managed Northern Illinois University Huskies men's basketball.
» Started his officiating career as a basketball referee.