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Harry Wendelstedt, Sr.

Harry Wendelstedt, Sr. (Baseball.  Born, Baltimore, MD, July 27, 1938.)  At the time of his retirement, Harry Hunter Wendelstedt, Jr., had served the second-longest tenure as an umpire in major league history.  Wendelstedt came to the N.L. in April 1966 and umpired 33 seasons, through 1998.  Although identified as “Wendelstedt, Sr.” for umpiring purposes, it […]

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