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Umpire Alan Porter

By Adam Wenger on
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