MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 32 Years
CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1977...has worked the All-Star Game (1982, 93, 2000), Division Series (1981, 95, 99, 2000, 02, 07), League Championship Series (1983, 87, 91, 96, 97, 2001, 03, 06, 08) and World Series (1984, 92, 2002, 07)...was crew chief for the 2008 NLCS...attended umpire development in 1972...previously umpired in the Florida Instructional League (1972-74), Florida State League (1972-73), Eastern League (1974-75), Puerto Rican Winter League (1975-76) and American Association (1976)...worked the 1976 Caribbean World Series.
PERSONAL: Michael Eugene Reilly...born in July 1949 in Iowa...resides in Michigan...married to Mary...has four children: Katie, Ryan, Patrick and Conor...Katie attends Michigan State; Ryan plays baseball at Albion College...graduated from St. Philip Catholic Central High School (1968)...received an associate's degree from K.C.C. Junior College (1970)...is a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters and works with the Food Bank South Central Michigan...elected to St. Philip Catholic Central Hall of Fame in 1999...recognized by American Amateur Baseball as a consultant...played baseball in high school and college...became interested in umpiring after taking a sports officiating class in college...proudest moment as a Major League umpire was working his first World Series (1984) in his home state...coaches basketball at St. Philip/St. Joseph in the offseason...hobbies include hunting, fishing, golfing and following the University of Notre Dame...enjoys watching his children's sporting events in the offseason.« Back to umpire roster
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