Al Barlick Quotes

Albert Joseph Barlick (April 2, 1915 – December 27, 1995) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League for 28 seasons (1940–43, 1946–55, 1958–71). Barlick missed two seasons (1944-45) due to service in the United States Coast Guard and two seasons (1956-57) due to heart problems. He umpired seven World Series and seven All-Star Games

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Al Barlick


I think I earned the players' respect, and that's the ultimate in life, isn't it? I didn't care if they liked me or disliked me, as long as I had their respect.

Al Barlick


Anyone who votes for McGowan is 100 percent right. He was a great umpire. He belongs in the Hall of Fame.

Al Barlick


There are umpires, and there are those who hold the title.

Al Barlick