Last Negro League umpire Bob Motley dies at 94

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The last Negro League umpire, Bob Motley, has died. (KABC)

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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The only surviving umpire from baseball's old Negro League will receive a special honor from the Los Angeles Dodgers this week.



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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