Crawford crew chief for Series
Anaheim, Calif. ? Jerry Crawford will umpire in the World Series for the second time in three seasons and will be the crew chief for the games between the Anaheim Angels and San Francisco Giants.
Crawford, a 26-year veteran who is president of the former umpires’ union, also worked the Series in 1988, 1992 and 1998. He will be behind the plate for the opener Saturday night, joined by Angel Hernandez at first, Tim Tschida at second, Mike Winters at third, Mike Reilly in left and Tim McClelland in right.
Hernandez and Winters will be umpiring in the World Series for the first time.