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Tripp Gibson – 73


CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2015 season...worked his first Major League game on July 8, 2013 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix...was on the field for his first Postseason game in the 2017 AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium...was the Replay Assistant for the 2016 League Championship Series and for the 2017 World Series...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...has been an umpire in the Minor Leagues since the 2006 season...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (2006), Florida Instructional League (2006), South Atlantic League (2007), California League (2007), Florida State League (2008), Eastern League (2008), Southern League (2009-10), Arizona Instructional League (2009-10), Pacific Coast League (2011-14), Arizona Fall League (2011, 13), and the Dominican Winter League (2014-15)...had worked 173 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his 2015 promotion.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1981 in Kentucky...resides in Washington with his wife Danna and sons Grant and Tate...graduated from Graves County High School in Kentucky (2000)...received a BS in Art from Murray State University in Kentucky (2005)...played baseball and soccer through high school...began umpiring at 19 years old in college...hobbies include spending time with his family, reading, playing golf and racquetball, learning to play the banjo, and watching college basketball.

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