Umpires Picked for World Series


Thursday, October 19th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Montague, a 25-year veteran, will be the home plate umpire for Saturday night's opening game of the World Series between the New York Mets and New York Yankees. Montague has worked three previous Series in 1986, 1991 and 1997.

Joining Montague on the umpiring crew will be Charlie Reliford and Jeff Kellogg, both working their first World Series; Tim Welke, who umpired the 1996 Series; Tim McClelland, who worked the 1993 Series; and Jerry Crawford, who umpired Series in 1988, 1992 and 1998.