Thursday, July 18, 2019

Mike DiMuro Retires After 20 Years

American and Major League umpire Mike DiMuro has retired after a 20-year AL and MLB career

Mike DiMuro (Sleeve #16) Retires: 20-year AL and MLB umpire Mike DiMuro retires after a 1,878-game big league career that included three Division Series and one All-Star Game.

After graduating from the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1991, DiMuro officiated in the Arizona, California, Texas, American Association, Arizona Fall, and Pacific Coast Leagues, in addition to a stint in Japan's Central League in 1997 before his appointment to the Major League (USA) staff in 1999.

DiMuro did not appear on the field in 2019 and last worked a 100+ game schedule in 2013, when he officiated 133 regular season contests in addition to the five-game Detroit-Oakland ALDS. DiMuro's brother Ray also officiated in the American League (1996-98), and his father Lou DiMuro had a 2,659-game AL career from 1963 until his midseason death on June 7, 1982 in Arlington, Texas.

Mike finishes with 60 career MLB ejections, his most recent in 2015.
Related PostMLB Ejection 101: Mike DiMuro (1; AJ Hinch) (6/20/15).


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