|Born||Victor Joseph Carapazza
July 6, 1979
Port Jefferson, New York
|Employer||Major League Baseball|
Carapazza was born in Port Jefferson, New York. He made his major league umpiring debut on April 9, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 9-3. He worked third base in that game. He umpired in 29 games in 2010, and returned in 2011, umpiring in 133 games.
Carapazza was hired to the full-time Major League staff in early January 2013. He is the son-in-law of former American League umpire Rich Garcia. He served as the right-field umpire during the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, marking his first such assignment. Carapazza also umpired in the 2014 National League Division Series, in Game 2 he ejected Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera and manager Matt Williams in the 10th inning for arguing balls and strikes.
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- "MLB Hires Vic Carapazza, Porter, Gonzalez". Close Call Sports. Retrieved January 11, 2013.
- "UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Vic Carapazza." Close Call Sports and the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League. March 13, 2013.
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