Jim McKean

Jim McKean

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Gilbert McKean (born May 26, 1945 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1974 to 1999, and in both major leagues in 2000. He umpired in the World Series in 1979, 1985 and 1995. He also officiated in 5 American League Championship Series (1977, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1998) and 3 All-Star games (1980, 1982, 1993), calling balls and strikes for the last game, as well as the 1981, 1995 and 1999 American League Division Series. He was the third base umpire for Len Barker's perfect game on May 15, 1981. In 1993, he umpired in his 10th no-hitter, tying a record shared by Silk O'Loughlin and Paul Pryor. He wore uniform number 8 starting in 1980 when the AL adopted uniform numbers.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135955934
  • 9786135955934