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Brian Knight – 91


CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff for the 2011 season...was assigned to the 2013 AL Wild Card Game between Tampa Bay and Cleveland, worked the 2014 and 2015 National League Division Series, as well as the 2016 American League Division Series...was the right field umpire in the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...collected 730 days of service in the Major Leagues as a call-up umpire before joining the Major League staff in 2011...has worked Major League Spring Training and was called up to the Majors each year since 2001 prior to his 2011 promotion...first Major League game was May 7, 2001 (White Sox at Rangers), when Brian was at third base...Brian was a Minor League Baseball umpire from 1995-2010, most recently in the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) from 2000-10...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1995), Midwest League (1996), Florida State League (1997) and Southern League (1998-99)...worked the Tokyo round of the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006...was behind the plate for Jon Lester's May 19, 2008 no-hitter at Fenway Park.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1974 in Montana...resides in Nevada...Brian is a 1993 graduate of Capital High School in Helena, MT...attended William Jewel College in Missouri before enrolling in the Brinkman-Froemming Umpire School in the proud brother of Staff Sgt. Kevin Knight (USMC), who has done five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan...hobbies include golf and playing the guitar.

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