Bob Davidson

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Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Major League Baseball umpire who has umpired high-profile series like the 1992 World Series and games like the 2014 MLB All-Star Games. He is known as "Balkin' Bob" by some MLB fans for his propensity for calling balks during games.

Before Fame

He was born in Chicago and was a college baseball player at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Trivia

In May 2012, he was suspended following a heated confrontation with Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel.

Family Life

He has daughters named Andrea and Amber.

Associated With

He and Jerry Meals are both well-known umpires in Major League Baseball.