Jeff Kellogg
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Jeff Kellogg
Jeff Kellogg
Jeff Kellogg 2009.jpg
Kellogg in 2009
Born: (1961-08-29) August 29, 1961 (age 59)
Coldwater, Michigan
debut
June 13, 1991
Crew Information
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Crew members
Career highlights and awards
Special Assignments

Jeffrey William Kellogg (born August 29, 1961) is a retired Major League Baseball umpire who worked in the National League from 1991 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues from 2000 to 2019. He wears uniform number 8, formerly worn in the NL by Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey from 1962 to 1992. For the 2016 season, he was the crew chief of Crew I.

Umpiring career

Kellogg has umpired in two Major League Baseball All-Star Games (1997, 2009), eight Division Series (1998, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016), six League Championship Series (1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012), and five World Series (2000, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2014 - as Crew Chief [1]).

He was promoted to crew chief in 2010 and assigned Crew G with Larry Vanover, Jeff Nelson and Mark Carlson.

Notable games

Kellogg was behind the plate in 2006 when Aníbal Sánchez threw a no-hitter. He was also the plate umpire for Ubaldo Jiménez's no-hitter in 2010. In both games, Miguel Olivo was the catcher.[2]

Kellogg was the third base umpire for Mark Buehrle's no-hitter against the Texas Rangers on April 18, 2007.[3]

Kellogg was the home plate umpire for Trevor Hoffman's 500th save on June 6, 2007, ending the game on a called third strike

Kellogg was umpiring at second base when Randy Johnson reached the 300 win milestone on June 4, 2009.[4]

On April 27, 2012, in a game between the Baltimore Orioles and Oakland A's, Kellogg tackled a shirtless man who had run onto the field and slid into home plate at Oriole Park at Camden Yards after the man had eluded Baltimore police for nearly two minutes.[5]

Kellogg was chosen to serve as the crew chief for the one-game Wild Card playoff between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals on October 5, 2012.[6]

Kellogg was the second base umpire when Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels hit his 600th career home run against the Minnesota Twins on June 3, 2017.[7]

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