Tom Dunn (umpire)

Thomas Patrick "Tom" Dunn (March 15, 1900 – January 20, 1976) was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the National League from 1939 to 1946. Dunn umpired 1146 regular season Major League Baseball (MLB) games in his 8-year career. He also umpired in the 1944 World Series and the 1943 All-Star Game.[1]

Tom Dunn
Born
Thomas Patrick Dunn

(1900-03-15)March 15, 1900
DiedJanuary 20, 1976(1976-01-20) (aged 75)
OccupationUmpire
Years active1939–1946
EmployerNational League

MLB debutEdit

The first major league game that Dunn umpired – between Boston and Brooklyn on June 27, 1939 – lasted 23 innings, one of the longest games in MLB history.[2] It was declared a 2–2 tie, after 5 hours and 15 minutes.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tom Dunn". Retrosheet. Retrieved 22 Oct 2016.
  2. ^ "Game Length Records". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 23 Oct 2016.
  3. ^ "Boston Bees 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 2". Retrosheet. 27 Jun 1939. Retrieved 23 Oct 2016.

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