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Chad Fairchild

Name  Chad Fairchild
Role  Baseball Umpire
Mlb debut  September 30, 2004

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Born  December 30, 1970 (age 44) Sandusky, Ohio (1970-12-30)

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Chadwick Jarrett Fairchild (born December 30, 1970) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. He wore number 75 until the 2014 season, when he changed to number 4 (formerly worn by Tim Tschida). He has worked in one All-Star Game (2013) and three Division Series (2011, 2012, 2015).



Fairchild has worked in both major leagues since umpiring his first game on September 30, 2004. He has umpired professionally since 1997, having worked in the Gulf Coast League, New York–Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Southern League and International League before reaching the majors. He also officiated in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

Fairchild was listed by The Hardball Times as having one of the smallest strike zones in the 2011 season.

Personal life

Fairchild lives in Florida, and has one son.


Chad Fairchild Wikipedia

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