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John Patrick McSherry

Born: 1944 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 51 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete, Umpire

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1944 - John Patrick McSherry, born on the 11th of September in New York. He was an American umpire in Major League Baseball.

1969 - Home plate umpire for no-hitter thrown by Montreal Expos right-hander Bill Stoneman on the 17th of April at Philadelphia.

1971 - 1996 - His entire 25-year career in the National League.

1974 - 1982 - He also officiated in the National League Championship Series.

1976 - Home plate umpire for no-hitter thrown by Houston Astros right-hander Larry Dierker on the 9th of July at Houston.

1977 - 1987 - He umpired in the World Series.

1979 - He originally wore uniform #9 when he entered the National League, he switched to #10 when the league reorganized the umpires' numbers and he wore that number for the rest of his career.

1986 - Home plate umpire during the Chicago Cubs/Philadelphia Phillies game at Veteran's Stadium where the Phillies set an NL record with fifteen extra base hits in a 19-1 rout of the Cubs.

1996 - Died infatal heart attack he suffered on the field during the opening game of the major league season in Cincinnati, Ohio on the 1st of April.


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