Brian Knight

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Brian Michael Knight

  • Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Brian Knight is an umpire who worked in the Pacific Coast League from 2000 to 2010 and officiated in the 2006 World Baseball Classic; he began working in professional baseball in 1995.

He first worked a major league game on a fill-in basis in 2001. On May 19, 2008, he was the home plate umpire when Jon Lester threw a no-hitter for the Boston Red Sox against the Kansas City Royals. In spite of not being a regular umpire, he worked as many as 150 games in 2009.

In 2011, Knight was finally added to the major leagues' full-time umpiring staff, being assigned to the crew headed by Jerry Layne. He worked the 2012 All-Star Game and the 2013 and 2017 World Baseball Classics.

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