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Russ GoetzUmpiring 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 May 31,1930 Died: March 15,2017 [86.288] Place McKeesport,Pennsylvania
Height 6-2 Weight 205

Years Active 1968-1983 First Game Wednesday April 10,1968 (3B)
All-Star Games 2x 1970 (RF), 1975 (LF)

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Russ Goetz Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
1968381570015739393940-------4462451.822.0922:282:297.527.68
1969391630016341423941-------4183271.281.6762:352:2810.269.09
19704016700167424340422----114303131.371.6342:302:308.439.67
1971411730017345424343-------4922911.691.6722:252:257.688.62
1972421640016441424140-------4113011.371.7712:252:237.098.26
197343164001644243384171111214052651.531.5562:292:278.289.41
19744416100161404337414111--13952581.531.5032:272:257.839.21
1975451710017145444042-------4703661.281.4462:352:258.499.37
1976461520015240373639-------3802521.511.5142:272:246.949.01
1977471570015740383940511--213692621.411.5842:322:2910.189.99
1978481590015940403841-------3582641.361.4842:322:279.389.07
197949106001062825262771121112662121.251.4742:362:329.929.82
1980501360013634333435-------3052151.421.5312:362:348.799.58
1981511010010125262327311---12461232.001.4912:302:336.618.92
1982521150011530282829-------3091751.771.6052:362:358.689.60
1983531370013734373333-------3142071.521.6112:392:368.449.51
16 Year(s)238300238360660257460128554266601440761.481.59542:312:288.419.17

Russ Goetz Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11968-04-28box - pbpCHA 3 MIN 2Eddie StankyCalled third strike
21968-09-17box - pbpNYA 1 DET 2Ralph HoukCall at 1B
31969-04-22box - pbpSE1 1 KCA 2Ellie RodriguezFighting
41969-04-22box - pbpSE1 1 KCA 2Tommy HarperFighting
51969-05-12box - pbpNYA 4 SE1 8Ralph HoukShoved umpire
61969-05-12box - pbpNYA 4 SE1 8Ray OylerFighting
71969-05-12box - pbpNYA 4 SE1 8Bobby MurcerFighting
81969-07-27box - pbpCHA 0 BAL 17Carlos MayCalled third strike (Threw bat and helmet)
91970-05-02box - pbpCLE 3 KCA 4Charlie MetroHBP call
101970-05-02box - pbpCLE 3 KCA 4Lou PiniellaCalled third strike
111970-08-17box - pbpDET 5 OAK 3Denny McLainBalk call
121970-09-03box - pbpCLE 4 WS2 2Rick ReichardtCalled third strike
131971-04-18box - pbpOAK 11 CHA 2Chuck TannerFair/foul call (Threw catcher's mask)
141971-09-06box - pbpCAL 4 OAK 2Bert CampanerisCalled third strike
151972-06-29box - pbpOAK 3 CHA 1Chuck TannerCall at 2B
161973-04-28box - pbpKCA 7 DET 4Billy MartinChecked swing
171973-06-05box - pbpDET 5 CAL 2Ken BerryCalled third strike
181973-06-22box - pbpDET 4 NYA 5Billy MartinCalled third strike
191973-06-22box - pbpDET 4 NYA 5Art FowlerCalled third strike
201973-06-22box - pbpDET 4 NYA 5Ed BrinkmanCalled third strike
211973-09-17box - pbpNYA 4 BAL 5Ralph HoukCall at 1B
221974-04-26box - pbpOAK 5 BAL 6Earl WilliamsBalls and strikes
231974-06-25box - pbpDET 2 BAL 0Mike CuellarBalls and strikes
241974-06-25box - pbpDET 2 BAL 0Earl WeaverBalls and strikes
251975-04-30box - pbpCHA 2 TEX 8Chuck TannerCall at 1B
261975-05-26box - pbpCHA 4 MIL 2Del CrandallCalled third strike
271975-06-13box - pbpBOS 10 KCA 4Luis TiantBalls and strikes (not in game)
281975-06-25box - pbpDET 6 MIL 7Ralph HoukCall at HP (Threw cap)
291975-08-17box - pbpBOS 2 CHA 6Darrell JohnsonCalled third strike
301975-08-27box - pbpBAL 4 KCA 2Ken SingletonCalled third strike
311976-04-14box - pbpOAK 2 TEX 4Frank LucchesiCall at 2B (Kicked hat)
321976-04-19box - pbpBAL 4 CAL 9Earl WeaverThrowing at batter (other pitcher)
331976-05-31box - pbpBAL 3 CLE 4Ray FosseBalls and strikes
341976-09-10box - pbpKCA 3 MIN 18Whitey HerzogCall at 3B
351977-06-19box - pbpDET 2 CLE 4Dick TracewskiBalls and strikes
361977-09-09box - pbpMIL 3 OAK 1Sixto LezcanoCall at 1B
371977-09-22box - pbpCHA 5 SEA 4Oscar GambleCalled third strike
381977-09-22box - pbpCHA 5 SEA 4Larry DobyCalled third strike (from bench)
391978-05-21box - pbpBOS 9 DET 3Ralph HoukCall at HP
401978-07-14box - pbpMIN 1 BAL 5Earl WeaverBalk call
411978-07-22box - pbpBOS 5 KCA 6Bob StanleyBalls and strikes
421978-09-23box - pbpSEA 2 TEX 7Billy HunterBench jockeying
431979-08-05box - pbpCHA 5 TOR 4Ralph GarrBench jockeying
441979-09-14box - pbpCAL 8 MIL 7Dan FordCharging mound
451979-09-14box - pbpCAL 8 MIL 7Lary SorensenThrowing at Dan Ford
461979-09-14box - pbpCAL 8 MIL 7Cal McLishBench jockeying
471980-04-21box - pbpCLE 5 MIL 7Buck RodgersCall at HP
481981-05-30box - pbpKCA 6 MIN 5John WathanBalls and strikes
491982-04-23box - pbpOAK 2 CAL 7Matt KeoughChecked swing
501982-07-20box - pbpMIL 3 MIN 5Bob McClureCall at 2B
511982-07-20box - pbpMIL 3 MIN 5Kent HrbekCall at 2B
521982-09-02box - pbpCLE 1 MIL 2John DennyBench jockeying
531982-09-02box - pbpCLE 1 MIL 2Lary SorensenBench jockeying
541983-07-15box - pbpKCA 10 CLE 0Ron HasseyRefused to give ball to umpire
54 ejection(s).