Lance Barrett

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Lance Barrett 2011.jpg
Barrett in 2011.
Born (1984-10-03) October 3, 1984 (age 32)
Fort Worth, Texas
MLB debut October 1, 2010
Umpiring crew
3
Crew members

Lance Cole Barrett (born October 3, 1984) is an umpire in Major League Baseball (MLB). He wears number 94. Barrett became a minor league umpire in 2003 and was hired to the MLB staff prior to the 2014 season.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Barrett went to Crowley High School in Crowley, Texas.[3] He attended the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring immediately after high school.[1][4] He entered the minor leagues in 2003 and made his MLB debut on October 1, 2010.[5] Barrett's first career ejection came on April 16, 2012, when he threw out Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper.[6]

On March 29 and 30, 2013, he umpired two Spring Training games featuring the Texas Rangers and the San Diego Padres. Those were the first baseball games played at the Alamodome.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lance Barrett". mlb.com. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Imber, Gil. "Confirmed: MLB Hires 7 New Umpires to Full-Time Staff". Close Call Sports/Umpire Ejection Fantasy League. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Stevenson, Stefan (March 10, 2014). "Umpire Lance Barrett got the call for his dream job". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  4. ^ Malinowski, Erik. "Better Know An Umpire: Lance Barrett". deadspin.com. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Lance Barrett". Retrosheet. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ejection 007: Lance Barrett (1)". Close Call Sports. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Rangers 5, Padres 2". Associated Press. CBSSports.com. March 30, 2013. Retrieved April 2, 2013.