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MLB Umpire Chuck Meriwether Dead At Age 63

Obituary: Chuck Meriwether has died. His death happened at home in Nashville, Tennesse. He was a Major League Baseball umpire.

Commissioner Rob Manfred announced his death hours before Game 4 of the World Series. Meriwether died of cancer. He passed away after a long battle with cancer. and died at home in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Chuck Meriwether was an accomplished umpire on the field, a role model for our staff and a true gentleman in life,” Manfred said in a statement. “Chuck will be remembered for his genial manner and the outstanding example he set for others, particularly for African American umpires who followed him.”