Clint Fagan

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Clint Fagan
Born: (1981-10-21) October 21, 1981 (age 37)
Houston, Texas
debut
June 27, 2011
Career highlights and awards
Special Assignments

Clint Michael Fagan (born October 21, 1981) is an umpire in Major League Baseball (MLB). He has worked in MLB since 2011, and wears number 82 on his uniform.[1]

Career[edit]

Fagan umpired his first MLB game on June 27, 2011.[2] He worked a total of 90 games during his first three MLB seasons, and worked over 100 games during each of the next three seasons – through the end of the 2016 season, Fagan has umpired a total of 453 games.

Notable games[edit]

Fagan was an umpire for the 2012 Triple-A All-Star Game,[3] and for the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

On June 2, 2013, Fagan ejected Yadier Molina of the St. Louis Cardinals after Molina threw his helmet upon being called out at first base by Fagan; Molina became irate, and St. Louis manager Mike Matheny was subsequently ejected by Fagan while arguing.[4][5] On June 11, 2013, Fagan issued six ejections in a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks; two due to an intentional hit by pitch, and four due to a brawl.[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Fagan resides in Tomball, Texas, with his family; he additionally works as an insurance agent.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major League Umpire Roster". MLB.com. March 2017. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Atlanta Braves 3, Seattle Mariners 1". Retrosheet. June 27, 2011.
  3. ^ "Clint Fagan". Baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "Yadier Molina Ejected After Throwing Helmet, Flips Out At Umpire Clint Fagan". HuffPost. June 3, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "SF@STL: Molina ejected after close call at first base". MLB. June 4, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2017 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 3". Retrosheet. June 11, 2013.
  7. ^ "Wild brawl erupts between Dodgers, D-backs". MLB. June 12, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2017 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ Fanucci, David (August 30, 2013). "Mayor Fagan's stepson assigned to umpiring crew for Sunday's Astros game in Houston". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved August 26, 2017.

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