Teen ump caught in parents’ brawl gets major league support

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Teen ump caught in parents’ brawl gets major league support

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, right, hands his lineup card to 13-year-old Josh Cordova as home plate umpire Cory Blaser looks on before the Dodgers face the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of Sunday’s game in Denver. The young man was on hand after officiating a youth league baseball game that ended up in a brawl among adults in attendance.
Thirteen-year-old Josh Cordova, left, of Denver, heads on the diamond with home plate umpire Cory Blaser before the Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of Sunday’s game in Denver. The young man was officiating a youth baseball game when a brawl broke out among adults in the nearby suburb of Lakewood, Colo.
Josh Cordova, left, a 13-year-old baseball umpire from Denver, joins Major League Baseball umpire Chris Guccione, who is from Salida, Colo., on the diamond at Coors Field before the Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Sunday’s game in Denver. Guccione invited the teen and his family to the game after the young man, who was officiating a youth baseball game that ended in a brawl with parents.

Teen ump caught in parents’ brawl gets major league support

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, right, hands his lineup card to 13-year-old Josh Cordova as home plate umpire Cory Blaser looks on before the Dodgers face the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of Sunday’s game in Denver. The young man was on hand after officiating a youth league baseball game that ended up in a brawl among adults in attendance.
Thirteen-year-old Josh Cordova, left, of Denver, heads on the diamond with home plate umpire Cory Blaser before the Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of Sunday’s game in Denver. The young man was officiating a youth baseball game when a brawl broke out among adults in the nearby suburb of Lakewood, Colo.
Josh Cordova, left, a 13-year-old baseball umpire from Denver, joins Major League Baseball umpire Chris Guccione, who is from Salida, Colo., on the diamond at Coors Field before the Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Sunday’s game in Denver. Guccione invited the teen and his family to the game after the young man, who was officiating a youth baseball game that ended in a brawl with parents.