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CB Bucknor

CB Bucknor – 54


CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series from 2007-09, 2013 and 2014 (Replay), the 2005 All-Star Game in Detroit and 2016 N.L. Wild Card Game...worked the 2004 Opening Series between the Devil Rays and the Yankees at the Tokyo Dome...was assigned to the 1996 Hall of Fame Game in Cooperstown...umpired in the New York-Penn League (1990), Florida Instructional League (1990-92), Carolina League (1991-92), Eastern League (1993-94) and International League (1995-99).

PERSONAL: Born in Jamaica, West Indies...moved to the United States in 1973...received a B.S. in Recreation Therapy from the State University of New York at Cortland in 1984...played center field for the SUNY Cortland baseball with the Bonnie Youth Club in Brooklyn, NY and was inducted into the Bonnie's Hall of Fame in 2000...inducted into the Cortland Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2002...inducted into the Brooklyn Parade Ground Baseball League Hall of Fame in 2008...was inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017 and earned its John Cerutti Sportsmanship Award...has collected toys and helped to organize an annual "treat day" - a holiday party, featuring athletic events, video games, picnics, etc. - for more than 900 children in Jamaica through his Westmoreland Treat 54 Foundation, which awards merit scholarships to primary school and high school students; the Westmoreland Treat 54 Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016...spends time in Jamaica in the off-season, helping seniors rehabilitate and furnish their homes.

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