Eric Gregg

Eric Gregg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eric Eugene Gregg (May 18, 1951 - June 5, 2006) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League from 1975 to 1999. He was known as a pioneering black umpire, for his longtime weight problems, and for his controversial home plate umpiring in Game 5 of the 1997 National League Championship Series, when his generous strike zone helped the Florida Marlins' Liv n Hern ndez strike out 15 Atlanta batters.He is also the first black umpire to work a World Series game, which he accomplished on October 14, 1989, in Game 1 of the "Bay Area" series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135925695
  • 9786135925692