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Umpires

Sam Holbrook

Sam Holbrook – 34

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the 2004 All-Star Game; the Division Series (2005, 07, 10); the 2008 American League Championship Series; the 2009 and 2011 National League Championship Series; and the 2010 World Series...previously worked in the Appalachian League (1990), Midwest League (1991), Carolina League (1992-93), Texas League (1993), Eastern League (1994-95) and International League (1995-97)...proudest moment was walking on the field for the first time under contract.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1965 in Kentucky...resides in Kentucky...married to Susie...has two children, Adam and Amy...received a B.S. and an M.S. from Eastern Kentucky University...does charitable work for Fellowship of Christian Athletes...played baseball for four years in college...he and some friends began a fishing lure business, Cabin Creek Popeye Jigs...enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and spending time with his family...most admires his parents for the job they did raising their family.

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