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 46)
Parma, Ohio
MLB debut June 8, 2003
Umpiring crew
Crew members
Career highlights and awards

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 All-Star Game (2015), two Division Series (2011, 2015), and one Wild Card Game (2014).


Hoye has been a professional umpire since 1997. 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 also officiated in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

Notable games[edit]

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

Personal life[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  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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