Gary Darling

BBUC Mentor - MLB Umpire


Joined the Major League staff in 1988...has worked the All-Star Game (1993, 2003), the 2012 A.L. Wild Card Game, Division Series (1995, 97, 98, 2002-03, 05, 07-08, 10, 13), League Championship Series (1992, 2004, 06, 11-12), and the World Series (2003, 2010)...previously worked in the Northwest League (1980), California League (1981), Texas League (1982), and Pacific Coast League (1983-87).


Born in October 1957 in San Francisco...resides in Arizona...married to Cheri...has two children, Cameron and Courtney...graduated from Luther Burbank High School (1975)...has an Associated Arts degree from Cosumnes River Junior College (1978)...played baseball through Junior as a realtor in the off-season...serves as president of the board of Umps Care Charities (, an organization established by the Major League Umpires to provide financial, in-kind and emotional support for youth and families in need.