Rick Reed (umpire)


Rick Reed (umpire)

Rick Alan Reed (born March 3 1950 in Detroit, Michigan) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. He joined the American League staff in 1983, and has worked throughout both major leagues since 2000. He was named a crew chief in 1999. Reed wears uniform number 23.

His professional umpiring career began in the Appalachian League in 1973. Reed earned a B.A. in business administration from Eastern Michigan University while umpiring in the Appalachian League. He advanced through the minors to the International League for the 1978 season. He earned a spot on the AL staff in 1983.

He has worked in 7 postseasons, including the 1991 World Series; the American League Championship Series in 1989, 1995, and 1999 (serving as crew chief); and the Division Series in 1997, 2000, and 2001. He worked the All-Star Game in 1986 and 1998. He became a crew chief in 1999.

Reed is a part-time actor in the offseason, including an appearance as the umpire in "For Love of the Game" starring Kevin Costner.

For the 2007 season, Reed's crew includes Tim Timmons, Chuck Meriwether and Alfonso Márquez.

External links

* [http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/official_info/umpires/bio.jsp?id=2871 Major league profile]


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