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Umpires

Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson – 45

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 15 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2012 N.L. Wild Card Game, Division Series (2000, 01, 05, 08-09), the League Championship Series (2002, 04, 10-12), the World Series (2005, 09) and the 2006 All-Star Game...worked the game in which Rickey Henderson collected his 3,000th hit...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006, and returned in an instruction capacity in November 2010...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1989...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1989), Arizona Instructional League (1989), Florida State League (1990-91), Eastern League (1992-93), American Association (1997), Pacific Coast League (1994-96, 98), Florida Instructional League (1990-93) and Arizona Fall League (1996).

PERSONAL: Graduated from Park High School in Cottage Grove, MN...graduated from Bethel University (MN).

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