MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 29 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1984...has worked the All-Star Game (1989, 97, 2002), Division Series (1996, 99, 2002-04, 06-09, 11-12), League Championship Series (1990, 92, 95, 98, 2000, 01, 05, 10) and World Series (1996, 99, 2004, 09, 12)...served as the crew chief for the 2009 World Series and the 2010 ALCS...was the crew chief for both the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City and the 2012 Fall Classic...attended the Al Somers Umpire School (1976)...previously worked in the Midwest League (1976-77), Eastern League (1978), American Association (1978-82), Florida Instructional League (1977-78) and Puerto Rico Winter League (1979)...is one of three umpires to have worked an all-time high 10 Division?Series, along with current umpire Tim Tschida and the retired Bruce Froemming...has worked an all-time high 40 Division?Series games...his 106 career Postseason games are third most all-time and the most among the active staff entering 2012.
PERSONAL: Born in February 1953 in St. Louis...has one child: Jeremy...is active with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Make-A-Wish Foundation...was named the 1994 BBWAA Umpire of the Year by the St. Louis Chapter...played semi-pro baseball in the St. Louis area...owns Gerry Davis Sports, which supplies apparel and equipment to amateur officials...proudest moment as a Major League umpire was working behind the plate for Game Six of the 1996 World Series...conducts umpire clinics in the off-season.
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