Monday, July 30, 2012
SELAH, Wash. - The Washington State American Legion has announced that Tom Byers, from the Blue Mountain Umpires Association, has been selected to umpire the Senior "AAA" State Baseball Tournament at Carlon Park in Selah, Wash., which is underway through Wednesday.
A total of eight umpires are selected from the state to umpire this tournament.
Byers has umpired high school, American Legion, the Western Baseball League, and the Pacific International League for more than 34 years. He has worked the Washington State American Legion tournament seven times, the regional tournament twice and the World Series in 2001.