MLB umpire supervisor Larry Young spent this past weekend in Ireland, training aspiring Irish umpires. The clinics were part of the Baseball United Foundation‘s ongoing Baseball Exchange initiative with Baseball Ireland.
Young, who spent 22 seasons as an MLB umpire worked with the Irish umpires in the classroom and in a simulated game setting in a GAA hall in Ashbourne, County Meath. Over the course of two days, over 25 umpires were trained.
Here’s Larry with Baseball Ireland’s head umpire Glen Poor at the conclusion of the two-day event: