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Tim Timmons (umpire)


Tim Timmons (umpire)

Template:Mlbumpire Timothy Forbes Timmons (born December 30, 1967) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked throughout both leagues since 2000 after debuting in the National League as a substitute in late 1999. He wears number 95.[1][2]

Early life

Tim Timmons was born in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Bishop Watterson High School in 1986. Timmons played baseball at Muskingum College and then transferred to Ohio State University. He worked as a chef at at a country club before attending umpire school.[3]


Timmons umpired in the New York–Penn League, South Atlantic League, Carolina League, Southern League, and International League before becoming a Major League umpire.[2] Prior to his promotion to the major leagues, Timmons served as head of the minor league umpires' union. He served as a major league reserve umpire before he was called up to the majors on a full-time basis in 2001. Timmons was promoted to replace Al Clark, who lost his job related to improper use of plane tickets.[4]

Timmons served as a left field umpire for the 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and has also worked the 2005 and 2009 National League Division Series.[2][5]


Timmons resides in Ohio with his wife and three children.[2] His father Jack umpired in college baseball.[3]

See also

Baseball portal


External links

  • Major league profile
  • Retrosheet

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