|Chipper Biafore of the '76 team (L) and Phil Cuzzi at Belleville.|
Photo: Fred R.
Cuzzi graduated from the school in 1973, where he played baseball and football before working his way into professional baseball as an umpire, joining the full-time Major League staff in 1999.
As a big league umpire, Cuzzi has worked five postseasons—four Division Series and the 2005 NLCS—and the 2008 All-Star Game.
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