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Home Plate umpire Kerwin Danley (L) explains a call to Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel after Tampa Bay Rays Rocco Baldelli was awarded a walk in the second inning in Game 2 of Major League Baseball's World Series in St. Petersburg, Florida, October 23, 2008. Photo by Hans Deryk/Reuters
MLB appoints 1st black umpire crew chief

Kerwin Danley became the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball when a series of promotions, additions and retirements were announced Thursday.

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