D. J. Reyburn
Reyburn in 2017
|Born: October 13, 1976|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|June 10, 2008|
|Career highlights and awards|
Reyburn was umpiring in the Dominican League in 2009-2010 when he became the center of media attention on January 16. He ejected Licey Tigers catcher Ronny Paulino for arguing balls and strikes, then was attacked by Licey manager José Offerman. Offerman had to be removed by the police and was banned for 3 years from the Dominican League for the assault.
Reyburn has been an umpire in the Midwest League (2002), Florida State League (2003), Eastern League (2004–2005) and Pacific Coast League (2006–2009). He has served as an MLB call-up umpire in 2008 and 2009. He worked the Taiwan qualifier of the 2013 World Baseball Classic in November 2012.
- "Roster: World Baseball Classic Qualifiers 3 & 4." Close Call Sports and the Umpire Ejection Fantasy League. November 17, 2012.