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Don DenkingerUmpiring Profile
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Umpire profile and statistics. To both celebrate the umpire and respect his achievement and call him out when his numbers fall below or above the league averages. If you click a year, you'll see all the umpires for that season.
Average game times are based on 9-inning games only. Umpire stats are only updated at the end of the season.


Born August 28,1936 Place Cedar Falls,Iowa
Height 6-1 Weight 185

Years Active 1969-1998 First Game Tuesday April 8,1969 (3B)
All-Star Games 3x 1971 (LF), 1976 (3B), 1987 (HP)

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Don Denkinger Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
1969321570015737414039-------3732731.371.6712:262:287.249.09
1970331690016942424441-------4252791.521.6312:262:307.589.67
1971341500015037373838-------4052501.621.6722:302:258.008.62
1972351330013333353332511-1113502701.301.7712:302:236.878.26
1973361600016038433940-------3562581.381.5542:362:2711.069.41
197437157001573941403751111-13882741.421.5032:282:257.719.21
197538152001523938373831---113632881.261.4412:292:257.799.37
1976391630016343394041-------4322751.571.5132:292:248.909.01
1977401050010527272328-------2701791.511.5812:332:299.149.99
1978411610016142393941-------4202651.581.48-2:342:278.579.07
197942107001072826252841111--2651791.481.4712:382:329.699.82
198043149001493936373761111113522141.641.5322:292:347.709.58
198144950095242522243-111--2061561.321.4922:362:338.968.92
1982451490014938393438511111-3392121.601.6012:302:358.519.60
1983461200012029292933-------2781981.401.6112:412:369.049.51
1984471400014033343637-------3362101.601.6922:342:358.109.48
198548144001443734343972111113912531.551.6232:412:408.709.61
1986491430014337353536-------3612611.381.74-2:492:4410.279.88
1987501400014034343339-------3672411.521.7412:492:4810.1910.46
198851143001433635363641--1113892531.541.80-2:492:459.389.16
1989521280012832313233-------3642421.501.75-2:482:468.049.13
1990531320013233333234-------3322241.481.7212:502:487.939.37
199154132001323333313572111113352061.631.7412:422:497.609.63
199255137001373533353461111113922361.661.7213:002:509.489.18
1993561390013935353435-------3592431.481.7472:492:489.8510.10
19945760006016131516-------1791491.201.78-2:582:5410.5410.86
199558930093252222242---11-2822021.401.79-2:562:5011.7110.70
1996591600164444-------60441.361.8213:092:5114.0011.18
19976091069726212426-------3111801.731.9113:012:528.6410.47
19986152005213131313-------1581331.191.94-3:072:4810.6710.48
30 Year(s)38170638239649479369765712981198983866471.481.67422:392:388.799.63

Don Denkinger Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11969-05-01box - pbpBOS 6 WS2 7Dick WilliamsCall at HP
21970-09-11box - pbpBOS 2 BAL 3Eddie KaskoAppeal play call (Runner failed to touch 1B denied)
31971-08-15box - pbpOAK 6 NYA 4Ralph HoukCall at 2B
41971-08-15box - pbpOAK 6 NYA 4Dick HowserCall at 2B
51972-07-17box - pbpBAL 3 TEX 1Paul BlairBalls and strikes
61973-04-12box - pbpBAL 1 DET 0Earl WilliamsBalls and strikes
71973-05-18box - pbpKCA 4 OAK 5Billy NorthFighting (Charged mound)
81973-07-05box - pbpCLE 5 DET 7Walt WilliamsCall at 2B
91973-09-24box - pbpBOS 14 DET 0Carl YastrzemskiBalls and strikes
101974-05-24box - pbpCHA 2 KCA 4John MayberryCharging mound after HBP
111974-08-25box - pbpTEX 5 DET 6Ralph HoukChecked swing
121974-09-10box - pbpNYA 2 BOS 1Darrell JohnsonFan interference call
131975-08-02box - pbpCLE 3 NYA 5Graig NettlesCall at 3B (Bumped umpire)
141976-07-24box - pbpDET 5 CLE 4Willie HortonHBP non-call
151976-08-14box - pbpCHA 5 BAL 6Reggie JacksonFighting
161976-08-14box - pbpCHA 5 BAL 6Lamar JohnsonFighting
171977-08-24box - pbpCHA 5 BAL 10Earl WeaverChecked swing
181979-09-01box - pbpMIN 3 BAL 2Ken SingletonCharging mound after close pitches
191980-04-18box - pbpMIN 2 SEA 3Darrell JohnsonChecked swing
201980-05-26box - pbpTOR 3 BOS 1Dwight EvansCalled third strike
211981-08-31box - pbpOAK 5 CLE 3Billy MartinBalls and strikes
221981-08-31box - pbpOAK 5 CLE 3Rick LangfordBalls and strikes
231982-06-11box - pbpDET 6 MIL 8Jim GantnerCall at 2B
241983-08-02box - pbpDET 5 CHA 7Sparky AndersonBalls and strikes
251984-04-17box - pbpCAL 6 MIN 3Pete FilsonThrowing at batter
261984-04-17box - pbpCAL 6 MIN 3Billy GardnerThrowing at batter
271985-05-08box - pbpDET 4 TEX 1Barbaro GarbeyCharging mound after HBP
281987-05-03box - pbpCLE 1 KCA 2Pat CorralesCall at 1B
291990-08-02box - pbpCHA 4 MIL 3Don BaylorAftermath of bench-clearing incident
301991-07-01box - pbpTEX 2 CAL 6Doug RaderArguing placement of runner
311992-06-18box - pbpNYA 5 BOS 4Charlie HayesCalled third strike (Threw bat)
321993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Chad CurtisBench-clearing brawl
331993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Damion EasleyBench-clearing brawl
341993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Stan JavierBench-clearing brawl
351993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Darnell ColesBench-clearing brawl
361993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Mark EichhornBench-clearing brawl
371993-06-02box - pbpTOR 7 CAL 6Ed SpragueBench-clearing brawl
381993-06-16box - pbpBOS 7 NYA 1Buck ShowalterArgued ball touched before rolling foul
391996-04-17box - pbpBOS 5 BAL 6Davey JohnsonBalls and strikes
401997-04-15box - pbpANA 6 NYA 5Joe TorreBalls and strikes
40 ejection(s).