James Hoye

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92 – James Hoye
James Hoye 9-14-11.jpg
Hoye in 2011.
Born (1971-02-08) February 8, 1971 (age 44)
Parma, Ohio
MLB debut June 8, 2003
Umpiring crew
Crew members
Career highlights and awards
Special Assignments

James Patrick Hoye (born February 8, 1971) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. He wears number 92. Hoye worked as an MLB reserve umpire from 2003 to 2009 for both the American and National Leagues. He was hired to the full-time Major League staff prior to the 2010 season.[1][2] Hoye has worked one Division Series (2011) and one Wild Card Game (2014).


Hoye has been a professional umpire for a total of 15 years. He has worked in the New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Eastern League and International League before reaching the MLB.[1] He has worked Spring Training games since 2003, and umpired the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

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Hoye was the first base umpire for Mark Buehrle's no-hitter against the Texas Rangers on April 18, 2007.[3]


He graduated from Ohio State University and lives in Ohio with his wife, Sharri, and three children.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "James Hoye - 92". MLB.com. Major League Baseball. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  2. ^ "James Hoye". Retrosheet.org. Retrosheet. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  3. ^ Buehrle hurls no-hitter to lead ChiSox over Rangers ESPN.com. Retrieved July 30, 2012

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