Doug Hudlin – The Gentlemen Umpire

By February 10, 2022 CUPE Local 50, In the News

“Gentleman Umpire” inducted into the Victoria Sports Hall of Fame in 1998, Umpires Association Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Canadian Baseball Sports Hall of Fame in 2017, founding member of the BC Black History Awareness Society.

Doug Hudlin worked for the City of Victoria but his love was being on the field as an umpire. He umpired generations of Island ball players over four decades. He was known for his empathy toward all the young players.

To find out more about Doug please visit the following link;
https://bcblackhistory.ca/doug-hudlin
Step up to the Plate is a charitable organization in Victoria B.C. honouring the life and legacy of the gentleman umpire Doug Hudlin. Our goal is to raise funds through charity baseball games to support the youth in our city play baseball/softball through registration fees or supplying equipment. No child should be left on the sidelines.
Please visit Step Up to The Plate at the following link