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Gerry Davis Retires After Umpiring 5,000th Game


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Gerry Davis, MLB's second senior-most umpire, retired after officiating his 5,000th career major league game during Sunday afternoon's Cubs-Cardinals regular season finale. Born in St Louis, Davis began his professional career in the National League on June 9, 1982, and 40 years later retires from...

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On 10/4/2021 at 9:02 AM, Thunderheads said:

Davis, Gorman and West .... wow .......

you can watch one of them, one more time

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32338710/record-breaking-umpire-joe-west-retire-postseason

unofficial numbers (West only for regular season until retrosheet updates).

 

5,000..............never, ever to be seen again in a career, if baseball stays the way it is now by a true human being. not including clones or robots like c3po, r2d2, number 5, etc. nor track man, hawk eye etc.

 

Davis...............Regular season total--4,849........playoff total--151 (WC..3, DS..53, LCS..64, WS..31)---------------grand total--5,000

Froemming.....Regular season total--5,163.........playoff total--111  (no WC back then, DS..37, LCS..52, WS..22)---grand total--5,274

Klem................Regular season total--5,375........playoff total--103 (only World Series back then)-----------------grand total--5,478

West................Regular season total--5,458........playoff total--132 (WC..5, DS..33, LCS..60, WS..34)--------------grand total--5,590

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