Chadwick Jarrett Fairchild
- Height 6' 3", Weight 190 lb.
- Born December 30, 1970 in Sandusky, OH USA
Chad Fairchild has been a full-time major league umpire since 2009, after umpiring his first major league game in 2005.
He began his umpiring career in the 1997 Gulf Coast League. He moved up to the New York-Penn League in 1998, then the South Atlantic League in 1999. He was in the Florida State League in 2000-2001, the Venezuelan League in the winter of 2000-01 and the Southern League in 2001-2002. He spent 2002-2008 in the International League, with stints in the Arizona Fall League (2003-2004) and as a reserve MLB umpire (2005-2008). He also worked the 2006 World Baseball Classic and 2013 All-Star Game.
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