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Nicholas Colosi

  • Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

[edit] Biographical Information

Nick Colosi began his umpiring career in the Florida State League in 1962. He moved on to the South Atlantic League in 1963, Southern League 1964-1965, and International League 1966-1968. Colosi then was a National League umpire from September 1968 to 1982. He was an umpire in three NLCS, two World Series, and two All Star Games.

He suffered a heart attack while umpiring a game in 1979, which cost him most of that season, but he returned to work three more full seasons before retiring.

[edit] Further Reading

  • Lee Gutkind: The Best Seat in Baseball, But You Have to Stand! The Game as Umpires See It, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, IL, 1999 (originally published in 1975). ISBN 978-0809321957

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