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Ron KulpaUmpiring 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 October 5,1968 Place St. Louis,Missouri
Height 6-2 Weight 220

Years Active 1998-2017 Active First Game Thursday July 23,1998 (2B)
All-Star Games 2x 2001 (LF), 2015 (3B)

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Ron Kulpa Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
19982902020020-------00-1.94-0:002:480.0010.48
19993007668220222020-------2871541.861.7422:432:549.4711.08
20003148741713934333636-------4542441.861.7222:572:5810.2511.25
200132576313133353532315-111114482321.932.0562:522:549.4710.43
20023356659130333233324111--14372182.001.9312:472:528.0610.10
20033451711413633333634-------4231822.321.9432:472:468.7710.31
20043561561813534343433-------4412241.971.9622:452:479.8710.60
2005364670181343433333451111-14292102.042.0232:382:448.319.96
20063753699131333234323-111--4202022.082.0042:422:488.8010.56
200738576318138353434354111--14642222.092.0032:492:519.5310.57
200839416015116323126274111--14831962.462.0132:452:517.7310.19
20094047399952324232541111--3221631.982.0212:502:529.1010.05
20104154711213735353532-------4932472.002.1732:482:518.419.67
20114248721513534343334122123224972102.372.3022:482:528.039.52
20124348651512833313331-------4931792.752.48-2:472:567.629.42
2013445848271333333333461111115231922.722.5122:542:597.139.28
201445605581233233322641111--5371822.952.6743:013:028.319.01
2015465848141203129293151111-14891623.022.6632:512:568.559.33
201647417112124303032325111-115031653.052.58-3:023:019.869.72
20174852621112532333030511-1115242072.532.53-3:023:059.2310.07
20 Year(s)936120026023966066016005896612131311611866737912.292.14442:502:538.7510.08

Ron Kulpa Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11999-08-15box - pbpPIT 2 HOU 0Gene LamontFair/foul on bunt
21999-08-18box - pbpPHI 6 SLN 5Terry FranconaCall at 1B
32000-04-22box - pbpCOL 7 SLN 6Buddy BellFair/foul call (Reversed)
42000-07-15box - pbpNYN 4 BOS 6Carl EverettBumping umpire during argument
52001-04-19box - pbpCLE 11 BAL 5David SeguiCalled third strike (threw helmet)
62001-04-28box - pbpNYN 6 SLN 5Bobby ValentineArgued for ejection after HBP
72001-04-28box - pbpNYN 6 SLN 5Turk WendellThrowing at batter
82001-08-28box - pbpFLO 4 CHN 3Alex GonzalezCalled third strike
92001-09-21box - pbpATL 2 NYN 3Steve KarsayBalls and strikes
102001-09-30box - pbpMIN 1 CLE 9Paul MolitorBalls and strikes
112002-09-06box - pbpHOU 2 LAN 3Jimy WilliamsCall at 1B
122003-06-20box - pbpNYA 5 NYN 0Jeromy BurnitzBalls and strikes
132003-08-31box - pbpPHI 4 NYN 1Roger CedenoBalls and strikes
142003-09-15box - pbpSDN 7 SFN 8Gary MatthewsCalled third strike
152004-05-28box - pbpSDN 5 MIL 3Brian GilesCalled third strike
162004-09-07box - pbpMIN 3 BAL 1Jorge JulioPitch thrown at batter's head
172005-06-11box - pbpDET 6 COL 4Blaine NealBalls and strikes
182005-07-26box - pbpARI 2 MIL 7Ned YostCall at 1B
192005-08-15box - pbpTOR 4 ANA 5Brian ButterfieldCall at HP
202006-05-13box - pbpCHA 4 MIN 8Don CooperArguing that batter swung at pitch that hit him
212006-06-29box - pbpSEA 3 ARI 2Bob MelvinHome run call
222006-08-04box - pbpCOL 5 SFN 2Barry BondsBalls and strikes
232006-09-22box - pbpANA 4 OAK 5Milton BradleyCalled third strike
242007-05-26box - pbpPHI 6 ATL 4John SmoltzArguing after Cox ejection; not in game
252007-05-26box - pbpPHI 6 ATL 4Bobby CoxFair/foul call at 1B
262007-07-03box - pbpMIN 0 NYA 8Torii HunterCalled third strike from the bench
272008-08-15box - pbpBAL 11 DET 2Placido PolancoInterference non-call
282008-09-13box - pbpMIL 3 PHI 7Jim SkaalenArguing that pitch hit Prince Fielder
292008-09-26box - pbpCOL 4 ARI 6Clint HurdleCall at 2B
302009-09-17box - pbpTBA 3 BAL 0Dave TrembleyBalls and strikes
312010-05-18box - pbp - pitNYN 2 ATL 3Bobby CoxCall at 1B
322010-07-01box - pbp - pitHOU 6 SDN 3Scott HairstonCalled third strike
332010-08-06box - pbp - pitANA 4 DET 2Torii HunterCalled third strike
342011-05-29box - pbp - pitFLO 0 LAN 8Matt KempBalls and strikes
352011-05-29box - pbp - pitFLO 0 LAN 8Don MattinglyMatt Kemp ejection
362013-08-12box - pbp - pitTEX 2 HOU 1A.J. PierzynskiBalls and strikes
372014-05-17box - pbp - pitATL 1 SLN 4Fredi GonzalezFair/foul call
382014-05-26box - pbp - pitCLE 2 CHA 6Tyler FlowersCalled third strike
392014-08-02box - pbp - pitPIT 8 ARI 3Kirk GibsonReplay ruling
402014-08-02box - pbp - pitPIT 8 ARI 3Randall DelgadoIntentional HBP
412015-06-28box - pbp - pitCLE 0 BAL 8Terry FranconaCalled third strike
422015-08-21box - pbp - pitTEX 2 DET 0Brad AusmusReplay ruling
432015-08-23box - pbp - pitTEX 4 DET 2Jeff BanisterBalls and strikes
442016-05-06box - pbp - pitBOS 2 NYA 3John FarrellBalls and strikes
452016-05-06box - pbp - pitBOS 2 NYA 3David OrtizBalls and strikes
462017-04-05box - pbp - pitMIA 4 WAS 6Don MattinglyIntentional HBP non-call
46 ejection(s).