The Leading Edge: Umpire Stories

Extra Innings/Holiday Special - MLB Umpire - Stu Scheurwater

December 20, 2020

On this holiday special Leading Edge Entertainment talks with an umpire who has worked his way from grassroots baseball, up through the Baseball Canada Umpire Development program, took a shot and is currently living his dream of working Major League Baseball – Stu Scheurwater.


Topics covered are his junior football days, receiving the 2001 Baseball Saskatchewan Lou Slotsve Junior umpire of the year award, a bench clearing episode at a Baseball Canada national championship, working his way through Minor League Baseball and his current work at the MLB level.


Stu also reveals Vic Carapazza’s secret to a good head of hair, Phil Cuzzi’s Italian food connections, Tom Hallion’s inquisitive mind with Evander Holyfield, and how Angel Hernandez, Larry Vanover & Paul Nauert made him feel right at home in his MLB debut.  Plus, much much more.


So, sit back, relax, get ready - it's coming

Links as promised:

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