Bill Welke

Bill Welke

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

 

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...worked the AL Wild Card Game (2014, 16); Division Series (2003, 06, 11, 15); the 2014, 2016 and 2017 National League Championship Series; the 2015 World Series; and the 2003 and 2016 All-Star Games...served as a Replay Official for the 2017 Wild Card Games...worked the Rockies-Dodgers NL West Tiebreaker Game before the 2018 Postseason and then served as one of the Replay Officials in the 2018 Division Series...attended the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1991...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1991), Midwest League (1992), Florida State League (1993-94), Southern League (1995), Eastern League (1996) and International League (1997-98)...he and his brother Tim were paired on the same crew in the 2005 regular season and again from 2008-2010.