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 Joseph Paparella

Joseph Paparella

Birth
Eynon, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Oct 1994 (aged 86)
Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida, USA
Burial Eynon, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5896 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Umpire. Born in Eynon, Pennsylvania, for twenty-eight seasons (1938-65), he was a professional baseball umpire. He began his career in the Canadian American League in (1938-39), moved to the Eastern League (1940-43) and the American Association (1944-45). Paparella was an American League Umpire (1946-65), and holds the record for most games umpired in a season with 176 games, including 30 doubleheaders (1962). He died in Sebastian, Florida, at age 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5896
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Paparella (9 Mar 1908–17 Oct 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5896, citing Saint Francis Church Cemetery, Eynon, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .