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Sam Holbrook

Sam Holbrook, Crew Chief – 34


CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...was appointed a crew chief for the 2017 season...has worked the 2004 All-Star Game; the 2012 N.L. Wild Card Game; Division Series (2005, 07, 10, 13, 16); the 2008 and 2012 American League Championship Series; the 2009 and 2011 National League Championship Series; and the 2010 and 2016 World Series...previously worked in the Appalachian League (1990), Midwest League (1991), Carolina League (1992-93), Texas League (1993), Eastern League (1994-95) and International League (1995-97)...proudest moments were walking on the field for the first time under contract, and in 2016, working the plate for Game Seven of the World Series in Cleveland.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1965 in Kentucky...resides in Florida...married to Sheri...has two children, Adam and Amy...received a B.S. and an M.S. from Eastern Kentucky University...does charitable work for Fellowship of Christian Athletes...played baseball for four years in college...enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and spending time with his family...most admires his parents for the job they did raising their family.

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