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Chuck Meriwether

former baseball umpire from the United States

Julius Edward "Chuck" Meriwether (June 30, 1956 – October 26, 2019)[1][2] was a Major League Baseball (MLB) umpire. He worked in the American League (AL) from 1988 to 1999. He umpired in both leagues from 2000 to 2009. Meriwether originally wore number 32, but in 2004 switched to number 14.

Chuck Meriwether
Chuck Meriwether 2009.jpg
Meriwether in 2009
Born
Julius Edward Meriwether

(1956-06-30)June 30, 1956
DiedOctober 26, 2019(2019-10-26) (aged 63)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
OccupationMLB umpire
Umpire supervisor
Years active1987–2009
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight230 lb (100 kg)

Meriwether died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on October 26, 2019 at the age of 63 from cancer.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Umpire Julius E "Chuck" Meriwether Dies at 63". closecallsports.com. Close Call Sports & Umpire Ejection Fantasy League. October 26, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2019.
  2. "MLB Umpire Dies at 63". nytimes.com. The New York Times. Reuters. October 26, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2019.
  3. "Former major league umpire Chuck Meriwether dies at 63". ESPN. October 26, 2019. Retrieved October 27, 2019.