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Dale FordUmpiring 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 July 6,1942 Place Jonesborough,Tennessee
Height 6-0 Weight 190

Years Active 1975-1999 First Game Friday August 29,1975 (2B)
All-Star Games 2x 1988 (3B), 1999 (2B)

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Dale Ford Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
1975322600265687-------58331.761.44-2:182:256.009.37
1976331680016842434142-------3732601.431.5132:292:248.599.01
1977341610016140403843-------4372841.541.5822:332:298.679.99
1978351590015940403841-------3302481.331.4842:242:277.579.07
1979361100011029262728411--112651831.451.4732:292:327.889.82
1980371500015039403833-------3642271.601.5332:342:348.319.58
1981381050010528252725511--122641691.561.4982:332:337.968.92
1982391410014137353435-------3882351.651.6072:362:358.689.60
1983401080010829262825-------2731911.431.6122:362:368.879.51
1984411480014838363737-------3802291.661.6942:352:359.119.48
198542152001523940353871211114282591.651.6282:442:408.779.61
198643145001453836333871111124202581.631.7432:472:449.869.88
1987441390013935363434-------3792401.581.7432:502:489.8810.46
1988451350013534353531-------3992221.801.8042:532:459.109.16
19894614300143383634355111-113922231.761.7582:462:469.779.13
1990471360013636333433-------4072751.481.7252:542:488.569.37
1991481430014338343239-------4042821.431.7422:532:498.639.63
1992491380013836353334-------4032321.741.7222:472:508.159.18
1993501400014034353635-------3482201.581.7442:472:489.3310.10
1994513100316898-------65501.301.78-3:052:5413.0010.86
1995521140011429282928611112-3142231.411.7922:522:508.9310.70
1996531370013736363332-------4682701.731.8222:512:5110.0011.18
1997541140912331323030122312224092511.631.9163:002:5210.0710.47
1998551050611129253027-------3621841.971.9422:482:4810.3210.48
199956610137420191718-------2071591.301.74-2:532:549.8411.08
25 Year(s)31090283137806785770776468105599853754071.581.69872:432:418.989.83

Dale Ford Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11976-07-22box - pbpMIL 1 KCA 3Bernie CarboBench jockeying
21976-07-25box - pbpMIL 3 BAL 1Lee MayCalled third strike
31976-07-25box - pbpMIL 3 BAL 1Earl WeaverCalled third strike
41977-05-22box - pbpDET 14 CHA 3Bob LemonFan interference
51977-07-17box - pbpSEA 8 CAL 7Darrell JohnsonFair/foul call
61978-05-07box - pbpTOR 7 SEA 9Roy HartsfieldArguing home run
71978-05-23box - pbpCHA 4 CAL 5Minnie MinosoCall at 1B
81978-07-01box - pbpMIL 4 SEA 0Darrell JohnsonCall at 2B
91978-08-26box - pbpOAK 4 NYA 5Red SchoendienstBench jockeying
101979-07-29box - pbpNYA 3 MIL 5Jim GantnerFighting
111979-08-30box - pbpSEA 8 TOR 2Vada PinsonCall at 1B
121979-09-22box - pbpKCA 0 OAK 2Jim MarshallBalls and strikes
131980-06-08box - pbpBOS 6 OAK 1Billy MartinBalls and strikes
141980-07-05box - pbpCAL 3 MIL 4Gorman ThomasCall at 1B
151980-08-03box - pbpSEA 3 DET 4Darrell JohnsonCall at HP
161981-05-13box - pbpBOS 5 MIN 2Karl KuehlCall at 1B
171981-05-19box - pbpKCA 5 NYA 6Gene MichaelCatch/trap call
181981-05-19box - pbpKCA 5 NYA 6Jim FreyBalls and strikes
191981-06-09box - pbpBAL 2 OAK 3Cal RipkenBalls and strikes
201981-09-19box - pbpMIL 11 BAL 8Earl WeaverBalls and strikes
211981-09-23box - pbpCLE 1 NYA 6Joe AltobelliWarning to both teams
221981-09-23box - pbpCLE 1 NYA 6John DennyFighting
231981-09-23box - pbpCLE 1 NYA 6Reggie JacksonFighting
241982-05-12box - pbpMIL 7 KCA 9Cal McLishBench jockeying
251982-07-24box - pbpTOR 8 CHA 1Bobby CoxCall at 1B
261982-07-24box - pbpTOR 8 CHA 1Cito GastonCall at 1B
271982-07-24box - pbpTOR 8 CHA 1John SullivanCall at 1B
281982-08-07box - pbpCAL 3 SEA 1Reggie JacksonArguing that Perry throwing spitball
291982-08-20box - pbpCHA 5 KCA 13Tony La RussaArguing McRae should've been tossed
301982-09-21box - pbpDET 11 BAL 1Lou WhitakerCall at HP (Threw helmet)
311983-04-13box - pbpDET 7 NYA 5Dave WinfieldCharging mound after brushback
321983-07-31box - pbpNYA 12 CHA 6Billy MartinDemanding warmup throws for Wynegar
331984-04-23box - pbpSEA 5 TOR 8Bobby CoxCall at 2B
341984-06-23box - pbpCHA 3 MIN 4Billy GardnerBalls and strikes
351984-09-14box - pbpKCA 1 SEA 2Phil RoofChecked swing
361984-09-24box - pbpCAL 0 KCA 4John McNamaraBalls and strikes
371985-04-24box - pbpBAL 2 TEX 1Cal RipkenFair/foul call (on Cal Jr)
381985-05-15box - pbpBAL 2 CHA 5Joe AltobelliBalls and strikes
391985-07-10box - pbpBOS 4 OAK 5Billy WilliamsCall at 1B
401985-07-11box - pbpMIL 3 OAK 9Charlie MooreBalls and strikes (while catching)
411985-07-14box - pbpMIL 2 OAK 11Andy EtchebarrenUmpire baiting
421985-07-14box - pbpMIL 2 OAK 11George BambergerCall at 1B
431985-07-22box - pbpBAL 4 MIN 5Earl WeaverArguing catch in LF
441985-08-22box - pbpBAL 0 SEA 4Cal RipkenBalls and strikes (Cal Jr at bat)
451986-05-07box - pbpBOS 11 SEA 5Chuck CottierInterference call
461986-06-15box - pbpKCA 6 CAL 5Gary BlaylockBench jockeying
471986-08-19box - pbpTEX 8 KCA 9George BrettChecked swing
481987-06-10box - pbpCLE 7 CAL 10Doug DeCincesBalls and strikes
491987-08-13box - pbpCHA 10 TOR 3Jim FregosiBalls and strikes
501987-08-29box - pbpBOS 2 CLE 7Brook JacobyCalled third strike
511988-06-05box - pbpTOR 12 BOS 4John McNamaraBalls and strikes
521988-06-05box - pbpTOR 12 BOS 4Marty BarrettBalls and strikes
531988-07-29box - pbpMIL 4 BOS 5Jim GantnerCalled third strike
541988-09-20box - pbpCLE 1 DET 3Joe CarterCall at 3B
551989-04-27box - pbpBAL 4 OAK 9Tony La RussaBalk call
561989-05-29box - pbpMIN 1 KCA 7Danny TartabullBalls and strikes
571989-08-21box - pbpBOS 4 NYA 6Joe MorganBalls and strikes
581989-09-21box - pbpMIL 14 NYA 1Bucky DentIntentional HBP
591989-09-21box - pbpMIL 14 NYA 1Kevin MmahatIntentional HBP
601989-09-21box - pbpMIL 14 NYA 1Luis PoloniaFighting
611989-09-21box - pbpMIL 14 NYA 1Mel HallFighting
621989-09-21box - pbpMIL 14 NYA 1Mark KnudsonFighting
631990-05-07box - pbpBOS 5 SEA 4Jim LefebvreBalls and strikes
641990-07-05box - pbpSEA 4 CLE 1John McNamaraBalls and strikes
651990-08-03box - pbpKCA 1 BAL 14John MitchellThrowing behind batter
661990-08-03box - pbpKCA 1 BAL 14Brady AndersonCharging mound after HBP
671990-08-31box - pbpTOR 12 CLE 8Kenny WilliamsBench jockeying
681991-08-16box - pbpTEX 5 CLE 3Mike HargroveBalls and strikes
691991-10-01box - pbpMIL 11 CLE 0Carlos MartinezCalled third strike
701992-06-20box - pbpBOS 1 TEX 4Butch HobsonCalled third strike
711992-06-20box - pbpBOS 1 TEX 4Jack ClarkCalled third strike
721993-06-03box - pbpCHA 3 DET 5Sparky AndersonBalls and strikes
731993-06-10box - pbpTOR 3 DET 5Sparky AndersonUnknown reason
741993-07-30box - pbpMIL 4 NYA 8Tim FoliInterference call
751993-08-04box - pbpCHA 2 TEX 5Robin VenturaCharging Nolan Ryan after HBP
761995-06-18box - pbpTEX 2 TOR 7Johnny OatesBalls and strikes
771995-09-14box - pbpMIL 6 DET 3Phil GarnerBalls and strikes
781996-05-15box - pbpCHA 20 MIL 8Phil GarnerArguing ground-rule 2B was HR
791996-05-25box - pbpMIN 6 TOR 4Chuck KnoblauchCalled third strike
801997-04-24box - pbpDET 2 TEX 4Buddy BellChecked swing
811997-05-07box - pbpOAK 0 MIL 1Art HoweCall at HP
821997-05-07box - pbpOAK 0 MIL 1Scott BrosiusCall at HP
831997-05-25box - pbpMIL 11 CHA 7Jeff HusonBalls and strikes
841997-05-25box - pbpMIL 11 CHA 7Phil GarnerBalls and strikes
851997-07-20box - pbpKCA 4 SEA 5Bip RobertsCalled third strike
861998-05-21box - pbpBAL 1 NYA 3Ray MillerSurhoff's ejection
871998-05-21box - pbpBAL 1 NYA 3B.J. SurhoffThrowing ball in stands
87 ejection(s).