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Larry Vanover

Larry Vanover, Crew Chief – 27


CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1993...worked the 1999 and 2013 All-Star Games; the 2006 American League Division Series ; the 2013 ALDS; the 2016 NLDS; the 2003 and 2007 National League Championship Series; the 2011 American League Championship Series; and the 2016 World Series...worked the San Juan, Puerto Rico round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic, as well as the 2017 WBC...made the first call in the history of expanded instant replay in 2014; working from the Replay Operations Center on March 31, 2014, Larry confirmed an out call at first base in the top of the fifth inning of Cubs-Pirates Opening Day game...Larry's 2014 regular season concluded with plate duties for Derek Jeter's final game on September 28, 2014 at Fenway Park...previously umpired in the South Atlantic League, Midwest League, Southern League, American Association, Pacific Coast League, International League and Venezuelan League.

PERSONAL: Is an active member of the American Legion...sponsors a youth American Legion baseball team...enjoys raising and training labrador retrievers as well as duck and pheasant hunting.

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