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How many umpires are in a baseball game?

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October 28, 2011 3:47AM

There are 4 umpires in a regular season baseball game. They are situation behind home plate and the 3 bases.

During end-of-year playoff series and the World Series, 2 additional umpires are added to cover the foul lines behind 1st and 3rd bases.

All games have an official scorer role as well, although technically considered an umpire.