Joe Paparella

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Joe Paparella
Joe Paparella.jpg
Paparella's 1955 baseball card
Born Joseph James Paparella
(1909-03-09)March 9, 1909
Eynon, Pennsylvania
Died October 17, 1994(1994-10-17) (aged 85)
Sebastian, Florida
Resting place
St. Francis Church Cemetery, (Eynon, Pennsylvania)
Occupation Umpire
Years active 1946-1965
Employer American League

Joseph James Paparella (March 9, 1909 - October 17, 1994) was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1946 to 1965. Paparella umpired 3,142 major league games in his 20-year career. He umpired in four World Series (1948, 1951, 1957 and 1963) and four All-Star Games (1948, 1954, 1959 and 1964).[1]

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