Dale Ford

Inducted 2023

  • TSSAA official in football, basketball, and baseball for more than 50 years  
  • Served as a Major League Baseball umpire for 27 years, retiring in 2001  
  • Dedicated member of both the Tri-Cities Baseball and Softball Umpires Associations
  • Served as a camp instructor for TSSAA
  • Has umpired in 20 consecutive TSSAA State Baseball Championships
  • Worked numerous district, region, and sectional baseball games
  • Umpired in 2 Major League Baseball World Series
  • Worked 2 Major League Baseball All-Star games
  • At the conclusion of each MLB season he would return to the Tri-Cities to work high school football games

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