Today we look back to our interview from July of 2017 with Ted Barrett, Major League Baseball Umpire on the podcast.
Ted has been umpiring Major League Baseball Games since 1994.
He became a full-time MLB umpire in 1999.
Ted is the only umpire to ever be behind the plate for TWO perfect games. (David Cone in 1999 and Matt Cain in 2012)
He has umpired in 4 World Series including the Red Sox Championship in 2007, the Cardinals title in 2011, the Giants beating the Royals to win it all in 2014 and the Red Sox beating the Dodgers in 2018.
Barrett is an ordained minister and recently completed his doctorate in theology.
He is the co-founder of CALLING FOR CHRIST, a ministry serving professional baseball umpires.
Listen to the entire interview with Ted from Episode 21 here.