MLB is generally known for one thing: baseball players, like Derek Jeter or Albert Pujols -- but equally important to the game are the umpires, like home base ump Alan Porter. Umps are essential to the game of baseball, at any level. As the stakes get higher, umpires like Porter get paid more to control a game where millionaire athletes are performing day in and day out. It doesn't matter that Porter isn't a household name. If he calls a strike, Jeter is listening. Of course, being a home...Read Full Story
Alan Porter (born December 18, 1977) is a rookie umpire who works in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was a Minor League ump for 5 years before joining the Big Leagues.