Joe West

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Birthday
31, 1952
Birthplace
Asheville, NC
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Asheville, NC

About

Major League Baseball umpire who officiated in five World Series between 1992 and 2012.

Before Fame

He played football at East Carolina University before starting his umpire career in 1976.

Trivia

He is known throughout the MLB as Cowboy Joe.

Family Life

He was born and raised in the small city of Asheville, North Carolina.

Associated With

He was the umpire for Nolan Ryan's fifth career no-hitter.