Tuesday, March 5, 2013

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Dan Bellino

Umpire Dan Bellino
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Dan Bellino.
Name: Daniel Anthony Bellino
Nickname: The Lawyer, Counselor
Date of Birth: October 10, 1978
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

MiLB Leagues Worked: New York-Penn, Midwest, Florida State, Eastern, Pacific Coast, International.
MLB Debut: 2008
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 2

Ejection History: 0 (2008), 0 (2009), 4 (2010), 6 (2011), 5 (2012), 5 (2013), 7 (2014).

UEFL HistoryDan Bellino

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2013
All-Star Game: -
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 2014
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

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.


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