Paul Runge (umpire)
Paul Edward Runge
- Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.
- School Arizona State University
After retiring, Runge was an umpire in the California League (1965-1966), Eastern League (1967), and Pacific Coast League (1968-August 1973). He then was a National League umpire from September 1973 to 1997.
His father, Ed Runge, and his son, Brian Runge, have both also served as big league umps. Paul was famous for a controversial "interference call" on Brett Butler that saved Orel Hershiser's 1988 scoreless inning streak, nullifying a run by José Uribe.