07/03/2003 2:55 PM ET
Umpires, official scorers announced for 74th All-Star Game
Veteran Major League Baseball Umpire Tim McClelland will work behind the plate at the 74th All-Star Game, to be played Tuesday, July 15 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, it was announced today.
|MLB Press Release
McClelland, a Crew Chief in his 21st season, has worked two previous All-Star Games. His first Midsummer Classic was in 1986 at the Astrodome in Houston, and most recently, he worked the 1998 Game at Coors Field in Denver. This year's umpiring crew in Chicago will also include Larry Young (1B), Gary Darling (2B), Gary Cederstorm (3B), Mark Carlson (LF), and Bill Welke (RF).
Young, a regular-season Crew Chief in his 19th season of Major League Baseball, was a part of the All-Star crew for the 1991 game in Toronto. Darling, in his 17th season, will also be appearing in his second All-Star Game, having worked the 1993 Midsummer Classic at Camden Yards in Baltimore. Cederstorm, Carlson, and Welke will each be making their first trip to the All-Star Game. Cederstorm is in his 10th year of service, while Carlson and Welke are both in their fourth Major League season.
Official scorers for the 74th All-Star Game will be BBWAA President Paul Hagen of the Philadelphia Daily News, Chicago White Sox Official Scorer Bob Rosenberg and Paul Sullivan from the Chicago Tribune.
The 74th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports and televised around the world by Major League Baseball International, while ESPN Radio will provide exclusive national radio coverge. MLB.com will provide extensive online coverage and MLB radio will provide exclusive play by play coverage on the Internet.
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