Saturday, March 30, 2019

Milestone - Ted Barrett Umpires Game 3000

Veteran umpire and crew chief Ted Barrett officiated his 3,000th career regular season MLB game during Saturday's Giants-Padres match-up in San Diego. The Reverend Dr. Barrett served as 2B Umpire alongside crewmates John Tumpane (HP), Ramon De Jesus (1B), and Lance Barksdale (3B).

Edward George "Ted" Barrett began the 2019 season with 2,997 regular season games officiated over 25 years in the big leagues, and he hits the 3,000-game milestone just three games into his 26th Major League officiating season. Barrett has also called four Wild Card games, 10 Division Series, eight League Championship Series, and four World Series, in addition to the 2007 and 2018 All-Star Games.

Teddy has received a record-10 UEFL Postseason Awards, including two Top Umpire of the Year (20142018), four Honorable Umpire of the Year (2012201320142018), and four Crew Chief of the Year (2014201620172018) selections. He was inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame in 2018.

The most recent of his 60 MLB ejections was of Brian Snitker on May 31, 2017.


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