Cederstrom in 2011.
October 4, 1955 |
Bismarck, North Dakota
Gary L. Cederstrom (born October 4, 1955) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the American League from 1989 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000. He has worn number 38 throughout his career, and was promoted to crew chief for the 2008 season.
He has umpired in two World Series (2005 and 2011), as well as in the 2003 All-Star Game and in five League Championship Series: (2001, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012). He has also officiated in six Division Series (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011).
He was the first base umpire when Eddie Murray collected his 3000th hit. He was also the third base umpire when Derek Jeter got his 2,721st career hit to tie Lou Gehrig for most hits as a Yankee. He was at second base when Jeter got his 3,000 career hit.
Cederstrom was at third base for Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza's no hitter against the Detroit Tigers on July 26, 2010. Cederstrom was behind the plate on June 1, 2012, when Johan Santana threw a no-hitter against St. Louis.
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