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Joe WestUmpiring Profile
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Umpire profile and statistics. To both celebrate the umpire and respect his achievement and call him out when his numbers fall below or above the league averages. If you click a year, you'll see all the umpires for that season.
Average game times are based on 9-inning games only. Umpire stats are only updated at the end of the season.


Born October 31,1952 Place Asheville,North Carolina
Height 6-1 Weight 275

Years Active 1976-2017 Active First Game Tuesday September 14,1976 (3B)
All-Star Games 3x 1987 (3B), 2005 (HP), 2017 (HP)

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Joe West Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
19762308082222-------1491.561.51-2:072:248.509.01
1977240450459121113-------99691.431.5822:272:298.009.99
1978250159015938423742-------3742381.571.4862:282:279.139.07
1979260108010825282530-------2321931.201.47-2:422:3210.419.82
1980270144014437343439-------3792451.551.5342:322:348.319.58
198128091091222421245-111112171281.701.4922:262:337.898.92
1982290149014937373738-------3852521.531.6022:332:357.749.60
1983300147014736393636-------3752691.391.6142:392:369.489.51
1984310148014838393833-------4472941.521.6922:342:357.259.48
1985320150015037373739-------4002501.601.6262:312:407.799.61
198633011501152929292861111113692111.751.7422:362:447.819.88
1987340146014637373636-------4732441.941.7472:452:489.5610.46
198835014701473540363671121114102002.051.8062:372:458.099.16
1989360149014937373837-------4532222.041.7552:332:467.109.13
1990370145014536363637-------3742791.341.7252:482:489.389.37
1991380137013735343434-------4232371.781.7462:502:498.329.63
199239013401343332343561111113631821.991.7242:372:506.639.18
199340014601463637373661111113912371.651.7432:432:488.0610.10
1994410108010827282429-------3751652.271.7862:492:549.2010.86
19954201170117303128283111---4021982.031.79-2:422:508.3110.70
199643014001403337333771112114972242.221.8242:482:5111.3111.18
1997440125121373531343771121114452351.891.9132:442:528.6610.47
1998450107811530253129-------3462391.451.9472:462:4810.5210.48
1999460941010427262427-------3482111.651.7412:472:5410.2311.08
20024937511710528262526511111-3841842.091.9342:532:527.8110.10
2003506763121423735353571111214992541.961.94112:492:4610.5310.31
2004515172151383833303771111124712371.991.9632:442:479.9710.60
2005525763151353533333492112214702342.012.02-2:522:449.619.96
20065351651813434333334-------4312331.852.00102:482:4810.9310.56
20075450721513736343136-------4512451.842.0082:502:519.1210.57
2008554773121323333313541--1114362042.142.0162:522:519.8710.19
2009565270121343430353592111224832531.912.0262:552:529.3110.05
20105761611513736343235-------4832621.842.1792:472:517.979.67
201158476318128363129325111-114762421.972.3072:512:528.819.52
2012595361151293231343291121224912082.362.4822:592:568.119.42
2013605053131163028283072111114642172.142.5123:052:598.939.28
201461485917124322732335121--14991822.742.6733:063:029.379.01
20156263552013835333436-------5692042.792.6682:582:569.249.33
20166357481612132283130101122225162232.312.58-3:033:0110.089.72
20176463561213135303135-------6052452.472.53-3:053:059.9110.07
40 Year(s)8543944272507012841253123612971242119221922211631986581.881.921662:462:478.959.87

Joe West Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11977-09-08box - pbpPHI 8 NYN 2Joe TorreBalls and strikes
21977-09-08box - pbpPHI 8 NYN 2Steve HendersonBalls and strikes
31978-07-27box - pbpNYN 3 HOU 8Joe TorreCall at 2B
41978-07-27box - pbpNYN 3 HOU 8Bobby ValentineCall at 2B
51978-08-07box - pbpPIT 4 CHN 5Herman FranksCall at 1B
61978-08-08box - pbpPIT 9 CHN 5Chuck TannerCall at HP
71978-08-15box - pbpCIN 4 PIT 3Bert BlylevenBalk call
81978-08-15box - pbpCIN 4 PIT 3Chuck TannerBalk call
91980-04-20box - pbpSLN 3 PIT 6Bernie CarboAttempted pickoff (not in game)
101980-07-19box - pbpSDN 7 CHN 8Bill BucknerCall at 1B
111980-08-23box - pbpSDN 0 MON 2Broderick PerkinsCalled third strike
121980-08-31box - pbpHOU 7 CHN 8Alan AshbyCall at 1B (Bumped umpire)
131981-10-01box - pbpHOU 8 CIN 1Joe PriceBalls and strikes
141981-10-02box - pbpATL 11 CIN 5Bobby CoxChecked swing
151982-06-30box - pbpSDN 6 LAN 4Kurt BevacquaLeaving bench to charge mound after HBP
161982-09-23box - pbpSFN 11 CIN 7Rafael LandestoyCall at 1B
171983-05-18box - pbpLAN 13 MON 3Bill VirdonBalls and strikes (during pitching change)
181983-06-27box - pbpPIT 6 SLN 1Chuck TannerCandelaria threw at Joaquin Andjuar
191983-06-27box - pbpPIT 6 SLN 1Jim BibbyBench-clearing brawl after brushback
201983-06-27box - pbpPIT 6 SLN 1John CandelariaThrowing at Joaquin Andjuar
211985-04-17box - pbpPHI 4 CHN 5Don ZimmerCall at 3B; claimed West threw him to ground
221985-04-30box - pbpMON 0 PHI 11Bill GullicksonBalk call
231985-07-09box - pbpSFN 1 SLN 3Vince ColemanCalled third strike
241985-07-13box - pbpMON 6 CIN 3Jeff ReardonBrushback after warning
251985-07-13box - pbpMON 6 CIN 3Buck RodgersBrushback by Reardon after warning
261985-09-28box - pbpNYN 3 PIT 1Davey JohnsonCall at 2B
271986-07-26box - pbpNYN 5 ATL 8Chuck TannerCall at 2B
281986-07-26box - pbpNYN 5 ATL 8Andres ThomasCall at 2B (while fielding)
291987-04-27box - pbpHOU 11 NYN 1Davey JohnsonBalk
301987-06-05box - pbpSFN 1 HOU 6Chris SpeierCalled third strike
311987-06-30box - pbpCHN 4 MON 5Andres GalarragaFighting with Dickie Noles
321987-06-30box - pbpCHN 4 MON 5Dickie NolesFighting with Andres Galarraga
331987-07-21box - pbpSLN 6 LAN 1Terry PendletonBalls and strikes
341987-07-28box - pbpNYN 6 SLN 4Whitey HerzogInterference non-call at 2B
351987-09-20box - pbpCHN 2 SLN 10Frank LucchesiChecked swing (Bumped umpire
361988-04-17box - pbpSFN 9 SDN 4Tony GwynnBalls and strikes
371988-06-15box - pbpPIT 4 CHN 7Don ZimmerBench jockeying
381988-06-24box - pbpLAN 5 CIN 3Pete RoseCall at 1B
391988-08-02box - pbpPHI 2 SLN 0Tom BrunanskyCalled third strike
401988-08-13box - pbpSFN 1 LAN 2Pedro GuerreroBalk non-call
411988-08-13box - pbpSFN 1 LAN 2Tom LasordaBalk non-call
421989-05-09box - pbpMON 4 HOU 2Tom FoleyArguing for HR call for Spike Owens
431989-05-23box - pbpSLN 4 CIN 6Rob DibbleBalls and strikes (Threw bat while pitching)
441989-06-09box - pbpCIN 4 LAN 0Kirk GibsonCalled third strike
451989-08-03box - pbpMON 0 PIT 1Buck RodgersBalls and strikes
461989-09-26box - pbpCIN 1 SDN 3Chris JamesBalls and strikes
471990-04-29box - pbpPIT 10 SDN 1Jack McKeonUpset lights not turned on
481990-05-28box - pbpSFN 1 CHN 5Joe AltobelliFair/foul call
491990-05-28box - pbpSFN 1 CHN 5Don ZimmerFair/foul call
501990-07-12box - pbpSDN 3 PIT 4R.J. ReynoldsFighting
511990-08-22box - pbpPHI 2 LAN 3Von HayesDisparaging remarks about Harry Wendelstedt
521991-07-23box - pbpCIN 5 CHN 8Andre DawsonCalled third strike
531991-07-23box - pbpCIN 5 CHN 8Rob DibbleThrowing bunted ball at batter/runner
541991-07-23box - pbpCIN 5 CHN 8Jim EssianCalled third strike
551991-08-21box - pbpSLN 0 NYN 8Willie FraserBrawl after throwing at H. Johnson
561991-08-21box - pbpSLN 0 NYN 8Rick CeroneBrawl aft. W. Fraser threw at H. Johnson
571991-09-28box - pbpSFN 4 LAN 1Kal DanielsBalls and strikes (Threw equipment)
581992-06-09box - pbpPIT 5 PHI 3Jim FregosiCall at 2B
591992-06-21box - pbpMON 4 PIT 5Jim LeylandArguing West checking baseball
601992-09-14box - pbpPIT 5 SLN 4Joe TorreCall at 3B
611993-05-10box - pbpSDN 5 CIN 6Chris SaboBalls and strikes
621993-08-12box - pbpMON 4 PHI 7John KrukBalls and strikes
631993-10-03box - pbpHOU 4 CIN 7Jose CardenalAsked to be ejected (left to catch plane)
641994-05-08box - pbpLAN 4 SFN 5Dusty BakerArguing HBP call
651994-05-08box - pbpLAN 4 SFN 5Kirt ManwaringArguing HBP call
661994-06-02box - pbpPHI 4 CHN 2Steve BuecheleChecked swing
671994-06-30box - pbpCOL 7 SLN 9Marvin FreemanBench-clearing brawl
681994-06-30box - pbpCOL 7 SLN 9Rene ArochaBench-clearing brawl
691994-06-30box - pbpCOL 7 SLN 9Geronimo PenaBench-clearing brawl
701996-05-03box - pbpFLO 5 COL 9Terry PendletonCalled third strike
711996-06-28box - pbpLAN 4 COL 13Bill RussellBalls and strikes
721996-07-30box - pbpPIT 3 NYN 4Bobby WineArgued while exchanging lineup
731996-07-30box - pbpPIT 3 NYN 4Dallas GreenArgued while exchanging lineup
741997-06-22box - pbpATL 12 PHI 5Reggie HarrisIntentional HBP
751997-08-07box - pbpFLO 1 PIT 5Gene LamontArguing Cordova ejection
761997-08-08box - pbpLAN 10 CIN 5Deion SandersCall at 1B
771998-04-15box - pbpPHI 2 FLO 3Edgar RenteriaCalled third strike
781998-04-21box - pbpSDN 3 CHN 5Bruce BochyBalls and strikes
791998-04-21box - pbpSDN 3 CHN 5Kevin BrownBalls and strikes (as batter)
801998-06-08box - pbpBAL 14 PHI 8Ray MillerSecond visit to mound in same at bat
811998-06-26box - pbpBAL 4 MON 9Ray MillerCall at 2B
821998-07-05box - pbpSLN 1 CIN 6Tony La RussaAppeal play
831998-09-09box - pbpNYN 6 PHI 2Bobby ValentineCalled third strike
841999-07-04box - pbpSFN 1 LAN 7Julian TavarezTrying to provoke fight with Eric Karros
852002-06-04box - pbpPIT 5 MON 2Wil CorderoBalls and strikes
862002-07-18box - pbpSFN 1 SLN 5Tony La RussaUnknown reason
872002-07-19box - pbpCHA 4 BAL 10Jerry HairstonCall at 1B
882002-09-26box - pbpCOL 2 ARI 4Brent ButlerCalled third strike
892003-04-09box - pbpBAL 7 TBA 10David SeguiCheck swing
902003-05-17box - pbpMON 6 COL 4Zach DayForeign object on hand
912003-06-06box - pbpMIN 7 SDN 5Corey KoskieCalled third strike
922003-06-17box - pbpCHN 1 CIN 2Bob BooneThrowing equipment
932003-07-02box - pbpMIN 6 CHA 8Jerry ManuelFair/foul call on HR
942003-07-17box - pbpSEA 1 KCA 7Rafael SorianoIntentional HBP
952003-07-17box - pbpSEA 1 KCA 7Bob MelvinIntentional HBP
962003-08-02box - pbpLAN 4 ATL 6Jim TracyCalled third strike
972003-08-02box - pbpLAN 4 ATL 6Jeromy BurnitzCalled third strike
982003-08-02box - pbpLAN 4 ATL 6Paul LoDucaCalled third strike
992003-09-27box - pbpBOS 4 TBA 5Doug MirabelliFan interference call
1002004-06-01box - pbpMIL 4 LAN 1Jim TracyClaimed Bradley was provoked by Craft
1012004-08-07box - pbpSEA 5 TBA 2Bob MelvinArguing end of previous game
1022004-08-20box - pbpPIT 4 SLN 5Julian TavarezPine tar on cap; threw a fit
1032006-04-22box - pbpCLE 5 KCA 11Eric WedgeArguing ejection of Guthrie
1042006-05-16box - pbpSFN 14 HOU 3Phil GarnerIntentional HBP
1052006-05-16box - pbpSFN 14 HOU 3Russ SpringerIntentional HBP
1062006-07-14box - pbpCOL 1 CIN 3Brad HawpeCalled third strike
1072006-07-22box - pbpANA 4 KCA 3Tony GraffaninoBalls and strikes
1082006-07-22box - pbpANA 4 KCA 3Buddy BellBalls and strikes
1092006-08-26box - pbpKCA 2 TOR 0Buddy BellBalls and strikes
1102006-09-03box - pbpFLO 10 MIL 3Miguel OlivoOnfield altercation after HBP
1112006-09-28box - pbpNYN 7 ATL 4Bobby CoxDefending Brian McCann
1122006-09-28box - pbpNYN 7 ATL 4Brian McCannComplaining about a ball called when pitcher went to mouth
1132007-04-21box - pbpPIT 3 LAN 7Grady LittleBalls and strikes
1142007-05-01box - pbpPHI 6 ATL 4Charlie ManuelArguing for balk call
1152007-05-20box - pbpCHA 10 CHN 6Cliff FloydBalls and strikes
1162007-05-29box - pbpSDN 1 PIT 4Marcus GilesCalled third strike
1172007-05-31box - pbpSDN 4 PIT 2Bud BlackArguing after Bard ejected on reversed call
1182007-06-24box - pbpCHN 3 CHA 0Ozzie GuillenObstruction call
1192007-08-27box - pbpNYN 2 PHI 9Charlie ManuelCall at 1B
1202007-08-31box - pbpBAL 9 BOS 8Dave TrembleyObstruction non-call
1212008-04-14box - pbpANA 7 TEX 4Mike SciosciaCalled third strike to Guerrero
1222008-07-07box - pbpFLO 3 SDN 1Fredi GonzalezReversal of call from double to foul ball
1232008-08-13box - pbpCHN 10 ATL 2Bobby CoxObjecting to delay to turn on field lights
1242008-08-18box - pbpNYN 2 PIT 5Jerry ManuelRunner called out after overthrow
1252008-08-23box - pbpNYA 5 BAL 3Dave TrembleyArguing whether batter left plate area
1262008-09-16box - pbpMIL 4 CHN 5Ed SedarCall at 1B
1272009-04-12box - pbpBOS 4 ANA 5Mickey HatcherBench-clearing altercation with Boston
1282009-04-12box - pbpBOS 4 ANA 5Torii HunterBench-clearing altercation with Boston
1292009-04-12box - pbpBOS 4 ANA 5Justin SpeierBench-clearing altercation with Boston
1302009-05-15box - pbpLAN 6 FLO 4Dan UgglaArguing that he was HBP
1312009-06-23box - pbpLAN 5 CHA 2Ozzie GuillenBalls and strikes
1322009-07-30box - pbpWAS 3 MIL 7Jim RigglemanBalls and strikes
1332010-05-03box - pbp - pitTEX 4 OAK 2Ron WashingtonCall at 1B changed
1342010-05-26box - pbp - pitCHA 5 CLE 4Ozzie GuillenBalk call on Mark Buehrle
1352010-05-26box - pbp - pitCHA 5 CLE 4Mark BuehrleBalk call (second time in two innings)
1362010-06-04box - pbp - pitCIN 2 WAS 4Ian DesmondCall at 3B (Reversed; threw helmet)
1372010-06-05box - pbp - pitCIN 5 WAS 1Miguel BatistaIntentional HBP
1382010-09-02box - pbp - pitDET 10 MIN 9Ron GardenhireCall at 2B
1392010-09-25box - pbp - pitSLN 3 CHN 7Tony La RussaBalls and strikes
1402010-09-28box - pbp - pitBAL 0 TBA 5Julio LugoBalls and strikes (Threw equipment)
1412010-10-03box - pbp - pitPIT 2 FLO 5Edwin RodriguezHome run replay ruling
1422011-04-22box - pbp - pitHOU 7 MIL 14Brad MillsEjection of coach Brad Arnsberg
1432011-05-04box - pbp - pitTOR 3 TBA 2Joe MaddonChanged call at 1B
1442011-05-09box - pbp - pitMIN 1 BOS 2Ron GardenhireFoul tiip call on Valencia
1452011-07-05box - pbp - pitDET 0 ANA 1Jim LeylandCall at 1B
1462011-07-05box - pbp - pitDET 0 ANA 1Justin VerlanderCall at 1B
1472011-08-28box - pbp - pitWAS 4 CIN 5Davey JohnsonNo hit by pitch on Michael Morse
1482011-09-04box - pbp - pitPHI 4 FLO 5Charlie ManuelHome run replay ruling
1492012-04-27box - pbp - pitDET 6 NYA 7Joe GirardiBalls and strikes
1502012-08-05box - pbp - pitCLE 8 DET 10Jim LeylandCall at 1B (Laird's ejection)
1512013-09-05box - pbp - pitBOS 9 NYA 8Joba ChamberlainChecked swing
1522013-09-13box - pbp - pitOAK 9 TEX 8Matt GarzaBench jockeying
1532014-04-18box - pbp - pitNYA 5 TBA 11Cesar CabralIntentional HBP
1542014-05-11box - pbp - pitMIN 4 DET 3Ron GardenhireInterference non-call
1552014-09-14box - pbp - pitMIA 5 PHI 4Jonathan PapelbonObscene Gesture (Bumped umpire)
1562015-04-12box - pbp - pitSLN 7 CIN 5Bryan PriceHBP call
1572015-06-02box - pbp - pitMIL 0 SLN 1Matt HollidayCalled third strike
1582015-06-02box - pbp - pitMIL 0 SLN 1Mike MathenyCalled third strike
1592015-08-02box - pbp - pitPIT 3 CIN 0Marlon ByrdFighting
1602015-08-02box - pbp - pitPIT 3 CIN 0Joey VottoFighting
1612015-08-02box - pbp - pitPIT 3 CIN 0Sean RodriguezFighting
1622015-08-15box - pbp - pitCHN 6 CHA 3Robin VenturaBalls and strikes
1632015-08-30box - pbp - pitBOS 4 NYN 5Kevin LongCalled third strike
1642016-05-15box - pbp - pitHOU 9 BOS 10Brock HoltCalled third strike
1652016-05-22box - pbp - pitTOR 3 MIN 1John GibbonsIntentional HBP non-call
1662016-07-26box - pbp - pitCIN 7 SFN 9Angel PaganCalled third strike
1672016-09-04box - pbp - pitMIA 5 CLE 6Terry FranconaChecked swing
1682016-09-12box - pbp - pitCHN 4 SLN 1Joe MaddonMound visit denied
1692016-09-19box - pbp - pitANA 2 TEX 3Jeff BanisterReplay ruling
1702017-06-18box - pbp - pitSEA 7 TEX 3Jeff BanisterHBP call
1712017-08-31box - pbp - pitTEX 1 HOU 5A.J. HinchArguing interference call
171 ejection(s).