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Umpires for the 113th World Series Announced

Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to the 2017 World Series, which is presented by YouTube TV. Gerry Davis, whose 136 career Postseason games are the most of any umpire in Major League Baseball history, will work the Fall Classic for the sixth time, including his third time as crew chief.
October 23, 2017

Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to the 2017 World Series, which is presented by YouTube TV. Gerry Davis, whose 136 career Postseason games are the most of any umpire in Major League Baseball history, will work the Fall Classic for the sixth time, including

Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to the 2017 World Series, which is presented by YouTube TV. Gerry Davis, whose 136 career Postseason games are the most of any umpire in Major League Baseball history, will work the Fall Classic for the sixth time, including his third time as crew chief. His six World Series assignments are now tied with Joe West for the most among the active Major League Umpires.
Davis, who umpired this Postseason's National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, previously worked the Fall Classic in 1996, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2012. The St. Louis native, a 34-year big-league umpire with more than 4,500 career Major League games, will lead a crew that includes Phil Cuzzi, Laz Diaz, Dan Iassogna, regular season crew chief Bill Miller, Paul Nauert and Mark Wegner. It is the third career Fall Classic for Miller; the second for Diaz, Iassogna and Wegner; and the first for Cuzzi and Nauert. All seven umpires who will be on the field during the World Series were assigned to this year's Division Series.
Wegner will serve as the Replay Official for Games One and Two of the World Series, after which he will join the on-field crew as the left field umpire for Game Three. Cuzzi will be the Replay Official from Game Three through the conclusion of the World Series. The Replay Assistant throughout the Fall Classic will be Major League Umpire Tripp Gibson, who was on the field for the 2017 American League Wild Card Game.
All World Series games, which will be telecast on FOX, will be available to MLB.TV subscribers who are authenticated subscribers to the applicable network through a participating pay TV provider. ESPN Radio will provide live national coverage of all games of the 2017 World Series.