Ed Runge 2002 Deaths

Ed Runge

Age: 87

American League umpire from 1954-70 and the father and grandfather of major league umpires; called three World Series (including Don Larsen's perfect game in 1956) and five All-Star Games; his son, Paul, was a National League umpire from 1974-97; when Paul's son, Brian, became an umpire in 1999, the Runges became the only three-generation family of major league umpires. The cause of his death was not given.

Died: San Diego, July 26

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