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Marty Foster

Marty Foster – 60


CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the All-Star Game (2002, 16) and the Division Series (2006, 08, 17)...worked the 2000 Opening Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in Tokyo...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1988), Midwest League (1989), Southern League (1991-93), International League (1994), Pacific Coast League (1995-96), American Association (1997) and International League (1998-99).

PERSONAL: Born in November 1963 in Denver...resides in Wisconsin...married to Mary...played high school baseball and football at Thomas Jefferson High School...began his umpiring career in 1986 in a Denver summer league...has been a visitor to children's hospitals as a part of umpires' charitable efforts...a proud moment for Marty was having his late father-in-law, former Midwest League President George H. Spelius, on a Major League field one last time for the 2016 All-Star Game in San Diego....hobbies include golf and traveling to Wisconsin Badgers football games.

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