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Encyclopedia > Al Barlick
Umpire Al Barlick
Umpire Al Barlick

Albert Joseph Barlick (April 2, 1915 - December 27, 1995) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League for 28 seasons (1940-43, 1946-55, 1958-71). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Umpire Al Barlick Image from Baseball Hall of Fame This work is copyrighted. ... Umpire Al Barlick Image from Baseball Hall of Fame This work is copyrighted. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Home plate umpire Gary Darling signals that the last pitch was a strike In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and meting out discipline. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display... See also: 1988 in sports, other events of 1989, 1990 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Darrell Waltrip won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rusty Wallace CART Racing - season championship won by Emerson Fittipaldi Indianapolis 500 - Emerson Fittipaldi Formula One Championship - Alain...


Born in Springfield, Illinois, Barlick served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1819 Incorporated County Sangamon County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Timothy Davlin Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coast guard of the United States. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ...

This person is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
This person is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

During his baseball career, he umpired a record-tying seven All-Star games (1942, '49, '52, '55, '59, '66 and '70), as well as seven World Series (1946, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1962 and 1967). He also officiated the playoff series to determine the NL's regular-season champion in both 1959 and 1962, and the National League Championship Series in 1969. National Baseball Hall of Fame logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... National Baseball Hall of Fame logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual exhibition baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the position players and by the manager for pitchers. ... The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... The 1946 World Series of Major League Baseball was played in October, 1946 between the St. ... The 1950 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies. ... The 1951 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the New York Giants, who had won the National League pennant in a thrilling three-game playoff with the Brooklyn Dodgers on a legendary home run by Bobby Thomson. ... The 1954 World Series matched the National League champion New York Giants against the American League champion Cleveland Indians. ... The 1958 World Series matched the defending champion Milwaukee Braves against the New York Yankees, in a rematch of the 1957 Series. ... The 1962 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the San Francisco Giants, who had won their first NL pennant since moving from New York in 1958, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff. ... The 1967 World Series matched the St. ... See also: 1958 in sports, other events of 1959, 1960 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Lee Petty won the inaugural Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 — Rodger Ward USAC Racing — Rodger Ward Formula One Champion — Jack Brabham of Australia... The following are the events of the year 1962 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... In Major League Baseball, the National League Championship Series (NLCS) determines who wins the National League pennant and advances to baseballs championship, the World Series, facing the winner of the American League Championship Series. ... The 1969 National League Championship Series was the first NLCS held after Major League Baseball adopted the two-division format that season. ...


For 22 years after he retired, he acted as a consultant to the league. Barlick died at age 80 in Springfield. He was, by all accounts, a tough motherfucker.


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Al Barlick Obituary (305 words)
Al Barlick, whose calls of balls and strikes in major league baseball games were among the loudest in umpiring history, died of cardiac arrest at Memorial Medical Center today.
Al Barlick umpired in the major leagues for five decades and was one of the youngest ever to make it the show — appearing behind the plate at age twenty-five.
Albert Joseph Barlick was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Committee on Baseball Veterans on February 28, 1989.
American Heroes (1035 words)
In 1940, at the age of 26, Al Barlick became the youngest major league umpire in history.
Barlick was a hustling umpire, who inspired respect among managers.
Al Barlick was noted for his flamboyant, and loud strike calls and 'out' gestures that even the fans could recognize.
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