Jim Reynolds

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Jim Reynolds
Jim Reynolds 2012.jpg
Reynolds in 2012
Born (1968-12-22) December 22, 1968 (age 46)
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Occupation MLB umpire
Height 5' 11"
Weight 185 lb

James Norris Reynolds IV (born December 22, 1968) is a Major League Baseball umpire. He joined the major league staff in 1999 and wears uniform number 77.[1][2]

Early career[edit]

Reynolds previously worked in the New York - Penn League (1992), South Atlantic League (1993), California League (1994), Eastern League (1995), Southern League (1996), American Association (1997) and the International League (1998).[3]

Major league career[edit]

Reynolds joined the Major League Baseball umpiring staff in 1999 after the Major League Umpires Association mass resignations. He has worked 6 Division Series (2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014), the 2010 American League Championship Series and the 2014 World Series.[1][4][5][6] He also umpired in the 2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.[7] He was on the field on May 29, 2010 when Roy Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in MLB history.[8]

Personal[edit]

Reynolds is married and graduated from South Catholic High School in Hartford, Connecticut. Reynolds attended the University of Connecticut.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Umpires: Jim Reynolds – 77". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  2. ^ "Minor league ump's patience has paid off: Reynolds one of 25 hired as replacement". The Victoria Advocate. Associated Press. 1999-08-03. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  3. ^ "Two UConn Grads Are Umpires In The LCS". University of Connecticut. 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  4. ^ "MLB Announces 2005 Division Series Umpires". WSOC-TV. The Sports Network. 2005-10-03. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  5. ^ "MLB announces Division Series umpires" (Press release). Major League Baseball. 2007-10-02. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  6. ^ "MLB announces 2008 Division Series umpires" (Press release). Major League Baseball. 2008-09-30. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  7. ^ "Montague Named Home Plate Umpire For All-Star Game". KTVU. 2004-06-30. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  8. ^ Halladay's perfect game is this season's second ESPN.com. Retrieved 11 June 2012

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