His son Ed was a major league umpire from 1974 until 2009.
He later served as a major league umpire and college baseball coach.
When you put someone in the situation who is not at the level of major league umpires, you're going to have big problems.
He was the first son of a former major league umpire to reach the majors himself.
He worked to improve the economic standing of minor league umpires, too.
Minor league umpires earn between $1,800 to $3,400 per month during the season.
He retired as a player after 1933 and became a minor league umpire.
Now it's time for major league umpires to move in a new direction.
Major league umpires, meanwhile, were not to be left out of that outbreak.
The 64 major league umpires have been locked out since Jan. 1.