The Leading Edge: Umpire Stories

Top of the 9th - David “Bucky” Buckingham

October 18, 2020

On this episode Leading Edge Entertainment talks with an umpire who played senior baseball for well over 20 years before getting into umpiring full time, was once kicked out his local umpire association for winning a protest and a man who grew up on cod liver oil – David “Bucky” Buckingham.

Topics covered are his playing career, multiple trips to the Canada Games, umpiring at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg in 1999 where Canada won a Bronze medal, how the Baseball Canada Umpire program has grown over the years, the Baseball Newfoundland Umpire program, being awarded both the Dick Willis & The Baseball Canada Umpire Lifetime Achievement Award and much much more.


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


Article about Bucky receiving his Baseball Canada Lifetime Achievement Award -

Pan Am – Stubby Clapp Single -




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