National Championship Umpire


Graves County Class of 2000 graduate, Tripp Gibson, has secured his place on the officiating crew for the National League Baseball Championship Series this week.  He umpired behind the plate Saturday, October, 16th during Game 1 between the Braves and Dodgers in Atlanta.   

Gibson, who now resides in Washington, worked his first MLB game in 2013, and was named to the full-time roster in 2015.  With over 900 games of MLB experience, this is Tripp's fifth straight year of being assigned to work on the field in the Postseason. 

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