Friday, January 11, 2019

Plate Meeting Podcast Episode 8 - Jerry Crawford

In this eighth episode of The Plate Meeting, a LF Umpire Podcast from, we interview 35-year MLB veteran crew chief Jerry Crawford about his career, father Shag & brother Joe, a few on-field fights and ejections, and ask him some of your questions.

Between Jerry & Shag, the big leagues featured a Crawford on the field for 55 years, from 1956 to 2010—that's seven Commissioners from Ford Frick to Bud Selig.

Click the below "play" button to listen to Episode 8 - Jerry Crawford, An Officiating Benchmark, or visit the show online at The Plate Meeting is also available on iTunes (Apple Podcasts), Google, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, and several other podcast apps.

Alternate Link: Episode 8 - Jerry Crawford, an Officiating Benchmark.

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The following section contains relevant links, notes, and additional material that correlate with conversations during the show. Click the following related video/article links to be taken to that relevant item.

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Related Video #3 (14:00): Benches clear after Shag tries calling strikes with no batter in box.
Related Video #4 (18:00): Jerry & AJ Hinch have a go on August 7, 2009 during D'Backs-Nats.
Related Video #5 (24:30): Don Zimmer and Jerry Crawford have a balls/strikes dispute in 1989.
Related Video #6 (27:30): Lou Piniella argues with Doug Harvey over Jerry Crawford HBP call.
Related LinkTmac's Teachable Moments - Feisty Ejections, Jerry Crawford Style (12/12/18).
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Related Video #7 (56:00): 1980 NLCS catch/trap call turns a triple play into a double play.
Related Link (56:00): Retro Teachable - Reversed Double-Triple Play [1980 NLCS].
Related Video #8 (1:15:00): White Sox and Tigers brawl on April 22, 2000.
Related Video #9 (1:24:00): Highlights of NBA referee Joe Crawford.


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