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Bill KunkelUmpiring 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 6,1936 Died: May 4,1985 [48.302] Place Hoboken,New Jersey
Height 6-1 Weight 187

Years Active 1968-1984 First Game Tuesday September 17,1968 (2B)
All-Star Games 2x 1972 (RF), 1977 (HP)

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Bill Kunkel Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
19683190092331-------27141.932.09-2:312:293.007.68
1969321630016339424141-------4102621.561.6732:292:287.309.09
1970331670016742443744-------5022911.731.6342:302:308.329.67
19713416000160414237403---1114602411.911.6722:242:256.928.62
1972351550015538394137-------3862421.601.7732:232:236.728.26
1973361680016842444141-------4332491.741.5542:292:277.439.41
1974371590015941433639511-1114382691.631.5052:272:258.119.21
19753816100161414140393111---4342871.511.4442:262:258.199.37
1976391650016542424041-------4392591.691.51102:352:247.959.01
1977401580015839393941-------4252601.631.5812:372:299.719.99
197841157001574038403941111--3672831.301.4862:312:279.149.07
1979424000408111110-------80621.291.4712:382:328.299.82
198043136001363634303661111113152621.201.5372:362:349.569.58
19814475007520191719-------1791351.331.4932:352:337.168.92
1982451440014439383235511-1-23282651.241.6082:412:3510.599.60
19834693009320252424-------1841331.381.6142:462:3610.289.51
1984471170011727303030-------2961551.911.6922:352:358.749.48
17 Year(s)222700222755757453955726553535570336691.551.60672:322:298.349.19

Bill Kunkel Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11969-06-24box - pbpKCA 6 OAK 5Joe FoyCall at 3B
21969-08-27box - pbpOAK 0 DET 2Sal BandoCalled third strike
31969-08-31box - pbpSE1 2 DET 7Norm CashCalled third strike
41970-06-19box - pbpMIL 5 CAL 2Alex JohnsonBalls and strikes (Threw helmet)
51970-07-12box - pbpMIL 2 OAK 1Phil RoofCalled third strike
61970-08-28box - pbpWS2 2 KCA 1Lee MayeCalled third strike
71970-09-15box - pbpBOS 6 NYA 8Carl YastrzemskiCalled third strike
81971-05-23box - pbpBOS 2 BAL 1Eddie PopowskiBalls and strikes
91971-05-23box - pbpBOS 2 BAL 1Eddie KaskoBalls and strikes
101972-07-14box - pbpKCA 1 DET 0Jim NorthrupCall at 2B
111972-09-23box - pbpKCA 1 OAK 2Lou PiniellaCalled third strike
121972-10-01box - pbpCHA 0 TEX 1Jay JohnstoneCalled third strike
131973-06-08box - pbpCHA 5 CLE 2Joe LutzInsulting Dick Allen from bench
141973-06-12box - pbpKCA 4 BAL 6Boog PowellCalled third strike
151973-07-19box - pbpBAL 3 CAL 1Earl WilliamsBalls and strikes
161973-09-17box - pbpNYA 4 BAL 5Earl WeaverCall at 2B
171974-04-09box - pbpTEX 10 CAL 2Dave NelsonCall at 2B
181974-05-20box - pbpDET 4 MIL 6Norm CashFair/foul call (Bumped umpire
191974-07-30box - pbpTEX 3 OAK 11Jim SundbergUnknown reason
201974-08-22box - pbpTEX 6 BAL 2Jeff BurroughsBalls and strikes
211974-09-09box - pbpDET 1 CLE 7Ralph HoukThrowing at batter
221975-08-01box - pbpCHA 5 MIN 1Alex MonchakHidden-ball trick
231975-08-12box - pbpTEX 4 DET 3Joe SchultzBalls and strikes
241975-08-26box - pbpCAL 8 BOS 2Dick WilliamsBalls and strikes
251975-09-12box - pbpCHA 5 TEX 2Len RandleCalled third strike
261976-05-01box - pbpNYA 1 KCA 4Oscar GambleCalled third strike (Threw bat)
271976-05-23box - pbpMIL 5 CLE 8John LowensteinCall at 3B
281976-05-26box - pbpCLE 3 NYA 4John LowensteinCalled third strike
291976-06-02box - pbpMIL 4 DET 6Cal McLishDuring bench clearing incident
301976-06-02box - pbpMIL 4 DET 6Pedro GarciaCalled third strike
311976-06-06box - pbpCLE 0 CHA 5Frank RobinsonFair/foul call
321976-06-22box - pbpMIN 10 CAL 6Dick WilliamsPitching change argument
331976-06-22box - pbpMIN 10 CAL 6Andy EtchebarrenPitching change argument
341976-06-22box - pbpMIN 10 CAL 6Billy MuffettCall at 3B
351976-08-16box - pbpOAK 3 MIL 4Billy WilliamsBalls and strikes
361977-06-26box - pbpKCA 3 OAK 7Chuck HillerBalls and strikes
371978-05-03box - pbpMIN 9 BOS 11Mike TorrezBalk call
381978-05-28box - pbpKCA 8 MIN 7Al HraboskyBench jockeying
391978-07-16box - pbpMIN 2 BOS 3Mike CubbageCall at 1B
401978-07-16box - pbpMIN 2 BOS 3Gene MauchCall at 1B
411978-07-23box - pbpNYA 3 CHA 1Jim SpencerBench jockeying
421978-09-09box - pbpKCA 2 CAL 4John McNamaraAppeal play
431979-06-23box - pbpTEX 8 OAK 5Johnny GrubbBalls and strikes
441980-05-30box - pbpBAL 3 MIN 2Cal RipkenPickoff move
451980-06-28box - pbpCHA 3 OAK 0Clete BoyerBalls and strikes
461980-07-02box - pbpCLE 6 DET 7Joe CharboneauThrowing tobacco at John Shulock
471980-07-28box - pbpOAK 5 TOR 3Lee WallsUnknown reason
481980-09-08box - pbpTEX 6 OAK 2Mitchell PageCalled third strike
491980-09-30box - pbpSEA 5 KCA 7Maury WillsThrowing doctored ball
501980-09-30box - pbpSEA 5 KCA 7Rick HoneycuttThrowing doctored ball
511981-04-29box - pbpCAL 4 OAK 6Rod CarewAttempted obstruction of baserunner
521981-05-01box - pbpKCA 4 TEX 0Willie WilsonCall at 1B
531981-08-17box - pbpCHA 4 NYA 1Reggie JacksonCalled third strike
541982-04-27box - pbpSEA 7 CLE 4Toby HarrahIllegal bat
551982-05-07box - pbpCLE 15 OAK 6Mel QueenBalls and strikes
561982-05-07box - pbpCLE 15 OAK 6Rick SutcliffeBalls and strikes
571982-05-07box - pbpCLE 15 OAK 6Jeff NewmanBalls and strikes
581982-05-20box - pbpOAK 3 DET 11Billy MartinCalled strike on Henderson for stalling
591982-06-16box - pbpCHA 7 OAK 6Bill AlmonCall at 1B (Threw helmet)
601982-08-08box - pbpKCA 6 BAL 10Dick HowserBalk call
611982-09-24box - pbpKCA 7 OAK 4Kelvin MooreCalled third strike
621983-06-18box - pbpDET 8 CLE 12Mike FerraroArguing that close pitch was brushback
631983-07-19box - pbpKCA 6 TOR 2Hal McRaeFighting with Acker after HBP
641983-07-19box - pbpKCA 6 TOR 2Jim AckerFighting with McRae after HBP
651983-09-13box - pbpBAL 7 BOS 4Cal RipkenBalls and strikes
661984-04-30box - pbpCLE 3 BAL 6Cal RipkenFair/foul call
671984-06-28box - pbpOAK 6 TOR 9Jackie MooreCall at 1B (Reversed)
67 ejection(s).