Mel Steiner

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Mel Steiner
Born Melvin James Steiner
(1916-11-29)November 29, 1916
New York, New York
Died May 6, 1997(1997-05-06) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Umpire
Years active 1961-1972
Employer National League

Melvin James Steiner (November 29, 1916 – May 6, 1997) was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the National League from 1961 to 1972. Steiner umpired 1,917 major league games in his 12-year career. He umpired in two World Series (1966 and 1972), two All-Star Games (1962 and 1968) and the 1969 National League Championship Series.[1] Steiner was a Minor league baseball outfielder from 1940 to 1950.[2]

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