Brian Gorman

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Brian Scott Gorman

Biographical Information[edit]

Brian Gorman is the son of Tom Gorman and followed in his father's footsteps as an umpire; both wore number 9.

Brian Gorman began his career as an umpire in the 1982 New York-Penn League and moved up to the 1983-1985 Florida State League, 1986-1988 Southern League and 1989-1992 American Association. Gorman worked his first National League games in 1991 and became a full-time major league umpire in 1993. He worked the 1998 All-Star Game, 2004 World Series and 2009 All-Star Game. He later worked the 2009 and 2012 World Series. He sat out the 2020 season over health and safety concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic, one of a number of veteran umpires to do so, but returned in 2021 for one final season. In total, he worked 3,430 games over 30 seasons.

Source: 2009 MLB Umpire Media Guide

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