MLB Umpire Ted Barrett has Doctorate in Theology and was Evander Holyfield's sparring partner
Tech Talk: Chris Welsh with MLB umpire Ted Barrett on the detached equipment rule
Edward George Barrett is an umpire in Major League Baseball. He joined the American League's staff in 1994, and has worked throughout both major leagues since 2000. Barrett wore uniform number 12 while on the American League staff, then changed to 65 when the American and National League umpiring staffs merged in 2000.