Hunter Wendelstedt

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Harry Hunter Wendelstedt III

  • Height 6' 1", Weight 220 lbs.

Biographical Information[edit]

Hunter Wendelstedt has been a major league umpire since 1998, when he joined the National League staff. He is the son of former big league ump Harry Wendelstedt and also took over the role of chief instructor at the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School from his father. He and his father were both umpires in 1998, the last year before his dad retired, and they worked games together that year, the first and only times a father and a son have been part of the same crew.

He was born in Atlanta, GA on the same day that his father umpired a Montréal Expos-Atlanta Braves game at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.

He worked second-round games in the 2017 World Baseball Classic­. He worked the 2011 All-Star Game and 2014 World Series in addition to a large number of other postseason games.

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