Charlie Reliford

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Charles Harold Reliford

Biograophical Information[edit]

Charlie Reliford became a big league umpire in 1989, when he umpired his first National League games. He joined the league's full-time staff in 1991, then moved over to the consolidated major league umpiring staff in 2000. He retired following the 2009 season. In his later years, he was designated a crew chief.

He began his professional career in the Appalachian League in 1982, moved to the Florida State League in 1983-1984, the Southern League in 1985-1986 and the American Association part-way through the 1986 season. He worked a total of 2,278 major league games in addition to 4 Division Series, 3 League Championship Series and 2 World Series (in 2000 and 2004). He also worked the 1986 All-Star Game and the 2007 All-Star Game.

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