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D J Reyburn

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Name  D. Reyburn

Mlb debut  June 10, 2008
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Born  October 13, 1976 (age 39) Grand Rapids, Michigan (1976-10-13)

Daniel James Reyburn (born October 13, 1976) is a Major League Baseball umpire. He is number 70.

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Controversy

Reyburn was umpiring in the Dominican League in 2009-2010 when he became the center of media attention on January 16. He ejected Licey Tigers catcher Ronny Paulino for arguing balls and strikes, then was attacked by Licey manager José Offerman. Offerman had to be removed by the police and was banned for 3 years from the Dominican League for the assault.

Past Work

Reyburn has been an umpire in the Midwest League (2002), Florida State League (2003), Eastern League (2004–2005) and Pacific Coast League (2006–2009). He has served as an MLB call-up umpire in 2008 and 2009. He worked the Taiwan qualifier of the 2013 World Baseball Classic in November 2012.

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D. J. Reyburn Wikipedia