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Lou Jorda

Lou Jorda (Baseball.  Born, New Orleans, LA, May 22, 1893; died, Largo, FL, May 27, 1964.)  In an almost unique circumstance, Louis D. Jorda had two tours as an N.L. umpire separated by eight seasons in the I.L. (1932-39).  Jorda came up from the Southern League to the N.L. in 1927 and worked until 1931.  […]

Larry Goetz

Larry Goetz (Baseball.  Born, Cincinnati, OH, Feb. 5, 1895; died, Cincinnati, OH, Nov. 30, 1962.)  A National League umpire for 22 seasons, Lawrence J. Goetz was never the premier umpire in his league, but he had a knack for being on hand for interesting events.  Goetz was the home plate umpire when Brooklyn’s Mickey Owen […]

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