John Hirschbeck

Rare World Series Obstruction Call Captures Nationwide AttentionAllen Craig's wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.
Umpire Jim Joyce Had No Doubts Over Controversial Call In Game 3Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.
MLB Umpire Wally Bell Dies Of Apparent Heart AttackBell, 48, had quintuple bypass surgery on Feb. 18, 1999, that left him with an 8-inch scar down the middle of his chest. His father survived two heart attacks before he died.
B&C Morning Show: MLB Umpire John Hirschbeck With Boomer & CartonJohn Hirschbeck is an MLB umpire, a crew chief as a matter of fact, and he joined Boomer & Craig today in the Allstate Studio to talk a little baseball.
Blyleven: HOF Voters 'Made Their Point' On Steroid EraAll-Star sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Jeff Bagwell, Mark McGwire and Juan Gonzalez didn't come close in Wednesday's election. No telling if they ever will, either, after Hall voters sent a clear message: The drug cloud isn't going to cover Cooperstown.
Source: World Series Umpires Include First-TimersThe World Series umpiring crew will have a couple of first-timers — unlike last year.