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Emmett Ashford Net Worth

Emmett Ashford Net Worth is
$500,000

Emmett Ashford Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Emmett Ashford was born on November 23, 1914 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Emmett Littleton Ashford. He was an actor, known for The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976), The Jacksons (1976) and The First Annual All Star-Celebrity Softball Game (1967). He died on March 1, 1980 in Marina del Rey, California.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthNovember 23, 1914, Los Angeles, California, United States
DiedMarch 1, 1980, Marina del Rey, California, United States
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
ProfessionActor
EducationChapman University
Star SignSagittarius
#Trademark
1His karate-like chop to signal a strike
#Quote
1[Remembering his first major-league regular-season game in Washington DC, where an FBI agent stopped him as he tried to enter the umpire's room] I told him I was an umpire. He said there aren't any Negro umpires in the majors. So I told him, "There won't be if you don't let me go."
#Fact
1He broke Major League baseball's umpiring color barrier at D.C. Stadium (now known as RFK) on April 11, 1966, manning third base during the Senators' 5-2 Opening Day loss to the Cleveland Indians.
2The Los Angeles native received a standing ovation when he worked his first game as the home plate umpire in Anaheim.
3He retired after the 1970 season, and later served in a PR role in the commissioner's office.
4He played baseball in college, and took a leave of absence from his job as a postal worker to pursue a career in umpiring, starting in the Southwestern International League. Three years and two additional leagues later, he was promoted to the Pacific Coast League, where he worked for 12 seasons. In September 1965, his contract was sold to the American League. The following spring, he worked spring training games for the Dodgers and Indians.
5The first African-American umpire in major league baseball history, he worked in the American League from 1965 to 1970. He officiated in the 1970 World Series and in the 1967 All-Star Game.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings1976Umpire
The Jacksons1976TV SeriesSkit characters (1977)
Ironside1969TV Series2nd Umpire

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1970 World Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - First Base Umpire / Himself - Second Base Umpire / Himself - Third Base Umpire / ...
First Annual All-Star Celebrity Baseball Game1967TV SpecialHimself - Umpire
What's My Line?1966TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
You Bet Your Life1955TV SeriesHimself - Pro Baseball Umpire

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