Jerry Blake Layne
- Height 6' 4", Weight 255 lb.
A big man in the classic umpire mold, Jerry Layne became an National League umpire in 1989, working a few games in April and May and then becoming a regular umpire in June. He stayed on when the two major leagues' crews were merged in 2000. He had first begun to umpire professionally in the Appalachian League in 1978, then moved on to the Florida State League, the Southern League and the Pacific Coast League.