MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 25 Years
CAREER: Appointed to the Major League staff in 2007...worked his first National League game on May 31, 1982...became a regular member of the N.L. staff for the 1983 season and worked for the N.L. through 1999...worked the 2009 National League Division Series between the Rockies and the Phillies...previously umpired in the Midwest League, the Florida State League, the Florida Instructional League, the Southern League, the Dominican Republic Winter League and the American Association.
PERSONAL: Born in August 1952 in Chicago...resides in Colorado...married Denise Nesheim...has two children, Amber Adelle and Andrea Lynn...attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he played baseball.