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Larry Albert Napp

(born Larry Albert Napadano)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 190 lbs.

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Larry Napp was a catcher in the minors from 1938 to 1940. He played for the Pocomoke City Red Sox in 1938, the Olean Oilers in 1939 (hitting .252 with 1 HR and 28 RBI), and the Grand Rapids Dodgers and Batavia Clippers in 1940 (a combined .183 with 11 RBI).

Napp became an umpire in the Middle Atlantic League in 1948, then worked the International League in 1949-1950. He was an American League umpire from 1951 to 1974. He was the third base umpire for Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series.

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