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Al Barlick

National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and umpire

Died when: 80 years 269 days (968 months)
Star Sign: Aries

 

Al Barlick

Albert Joseph Barlick (April 2, 1915 – December 27, 1995) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League for 28 seasons (1940–1943, 1946–1955, 1958–1971).

Barlick missed two seasons (1944–45) due to service in the United States Coast Guard and two seasons (1956–57) due to heart problems.

He umpired seven World Series and seven All-Star Games.Barlick was known for a strong voice and for booming strike calls.

After he left active umpiring in 1971, Barlick became an umpire scout and supervisor.He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.

Barlick was a notorious anti-Semite.


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