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Jerry Layne

Jerry Layne, Crew Chief – 24


CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1989...was the crew chief for the 2011 World Series and the 2017 NLDS...also has worked the All-Star Game (1994, 2001, 11, 14), the 2012 A.L. Wild Card Game, Division Series (1995, 98, 2001, 02, 05, 10-11, 13-14), League Championship Series (1997, 99, 2006, 09, 12) and the 2005 World Series...was the Replay Official for the 2014 All-Star Game...umpired the 1999 Opening Day game in Monterrey, Mexico between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies...traveled to Japan and worked games in the country as part of a joint MLB-MLBPA All-Star Tour...was behind the plate for Fernando Valenzuela's no-hitter (June 29, 1990)...worked the plate when Barry Bonds hit his 71st homer in 2001...was behind the plate for Game 3 of the 2005 World Series, the longest game in Fall Classic history (14 innings, 482 pitches)...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (, held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...was named a crew chief for the 2010 season...has been an instructor at the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School (1977-2006)...umpired in the Appalachian League (1978), Florida State League (1979-81), Southern League (1982-84) and Pacific Coast League (1985-87).

PERSONAL: Born in September 1958 in Kentucky...resides in Florida...married to Jacqueline...has two children: Brittany and Monica...graduated from Elgin High School in Marion, with disabled American of his proudest moments as a Major League umpire was working the 1994 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh...enjoys fishing and participating in church and school activities with his daughters in the offseason...hobbies include fishing and outdoor activities.

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