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The Association of Minor League Umpires (AMLU) was formed in 1999. AMLU is a national labor union that represents professional baseball umpires working in Minor League and Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada.

In 2010 AMLU members voted to affiliate with Office and Professional Employees International Union. OPEIU is a diverse white-collar and professional based union representing over 125,000 employees in various industries.



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2016 Spring Training AMLU and UMPS Care Bowling Tournament

Secretary AMLU

AMLU and our partnership with UMPS Care Charities has been a fantastic success, 2 years in a row now. We are so happy to have our fund raising efforts raise a grand total of $15,588 this year for UMPS Care and over the last 2 years we have raised $32,000 from this great event. Thanks to everyone who showed up and for all those who were generous to support UMPS Care, we couldn't do this without you. In short the night was filled with tasty food, camaraderie, raffle prizes, and whole lot of fun bowling.

Thank you to Umps Care, its staff and leaders, and everyone that helped to make the bowling event another huge success. Special recognition and thanks to: Jennifer Skolochenko, Jenn Jopling,  Gary Darling, Ted Barrett, Alfonso Marquez, Tina Barrett, Staci Marquez, Deanna Reynolds, and Brett Terry. Without your dedication and planning this wonderful event would never taken place.

Some of UMPS Care's Programs:

BLUE for Kids Hospital Program

In the game of life, it's not just about balls and strikes. That's why baseball's men in blue are giving back to Major League Baseball communities across the country. The BLUE for Kids hospital program brings a crew of Major League umpires to the bedside of children with a life-threatening illnesses, and they don't come empty handed. Each crew brings a Build-A-Bear Workshop experience right to the hospital room!

BLUE Crew Tickets

A professional sporting event is just the ticket to inspire a child in foster care or strengthen a mentor/youth match. Major League Baseball umpires offer memorable baseball experiences for children awaiting adoption and at-risk youth in mentoring programs through the BLUE Crew Tickets program.

Each BLUE Crew Tickets VIP experience includes great seats to the ballgame, a goody bag of ‘all things baseball’, and the unique opportunity to step onto the field for a souvenir baseball and photo. The baseball experience is designed to strengthen relationships of at-risk youth and adult caregivers.

Since the program started in 2006, MLB umpires have welcomed more than 6,000 guests to games across the country.

To learn more about UMPS Care and all the great programs they support, go to

2016 Spring Training AMLU One Day Charity

Secretary AMLU

Every Spring Training the Association of Minor League Umpires (AMLU) participate in a One-Day Charitable Fundraiser with the likes of Athletic Trainers from Minor League Baseball and their organization, Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers (PBATS). This year the organization is called Miracle League.

The AMLU and its membership raised $610.00 for this amazing foundation.

The Miracle League program provides an opportunity for children with mental and/or physical challenges to play baseball!  With a specially designed rubber turf field, The Miracle League makes dreams come true for children with special needs.
There are scores of Leagues around the globe; each organization affiliated as a partner for The Miracle League Association  With Miracle happening every day, the children in your community deserve the chance too.
Make a Miracle and change lives.  Organize a league, volunteer to be a “buddy”, become a sponsor!  You too can create a priceless experience for a very deserving child.
Every Child Deserves The Chance To Play Baseball!

2015 AMLU Member Post-Season Assignments

Secretary AMLU

AMLU would like to Congratulate the following umpires for their 2015 Post-Season Assignments

Florida Instructional League

Andrew Barrett

Reed Basner

Sam Burch

Brandon Butler

Michael Carroll

Derek Gonzales

Vincent Jackson

Tyler Jones

Chris Marco

Jacob Metz

Jesse Orozco

Anthony Perez

Richard Riley

Zach Tieche

Arizona Instructional League

Erich Bacchus

Adam Beck

Ryan Benson

Blake Carnahan

Nestor Ceja

Chase Eade

Reid Gibbs

Jeff Gorman

Rich Grassa

Ben Levin

John Libka

Kyle McCrady

Brennan Miller

Malachi Moore

Cody Oakes

Skyler Shown

Ryan Wills

Matt Winter

Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League

Pat Hoberg

Dan Marzel

Thomas Newsome

Jeremy Riggs

 Venezuela Professional Baseball League

Bryan Fields

A.J. Johnson

Shane Livensparger

Derek Mollica

Albert Ruiz

Brett Terry

Arizona Fall League

Sean Barber

Toby Basner

Ryan Blakney

Ramon DeJesus

Travis Eggert

Clint Fagan

Ryan Goodman

Nic Lentz

Ben May

Alex Ortiz

Roberto Ortiz

Chris Segal

Carlos Torres

Chad Whitson

Tom Woodring