Last Negro League umpire Bob Motley dies at 94

Friday, September 15, 2017 11:57AM
The last Negro League umpire, Bob Motley, has died.


LOS ANGELES - The last Negro League umpire, Bob Motley, has died. He was 94 years old.

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Motley's son posted on Facebook saying his father passed away peacefully yesterday.

Motley umpired Negro League games for 13 seasons.

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Motley's son said of his father, "We could all use lessons from his life as he lived his with a whole lot of love, grace, dignity, passion and humor."

Motley was honored at a Dodgers game last month.
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