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NFT: Nestor Chylak....

rmc3981 : 8/9/2019 6:50 pm
Thought I'd share another Don Lee baseball story. Nestor Chylak was an American league umpire for 25 years (when the NL and AL had different crews) and a crew chief for a number of them. He umpired in five World Series. Don, who was a starting pitcher for about a dozen years in the Major Leagues, told me today that anytime he was starting a game against the Yankees, Nestor, who hated the Yankees, would walk up to the mound at the start of the game, put the game ball in Don's mitt and say to him "just get it close today" :)...
Still going on  
xman : 8/9/2019 6:55 pm : link
Nestorís son  
Giant John : 8/9/2019 8:22 pm : link
Is now calling the games.
I remember Nestor Chylak  
Ron from Ninerland : 8/9/2019 11:39 pm : link
I always thought he was one of the better umpires of that era. I don't remember him being particularly hostile to the Yankees.
Now there's a name...  
M.S. : 8/10/2019 8:32 am : link

...I haven't heard in decades!
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