Walter Bentson, chief umpire and this year's event organizer, was diagnosed 11 years ago with ALS - and spent the midnight shirt with his customary half inning behind the dish.
100 Innings of Baseball
2012, Walter Bentson
Umpire Chief, Walter Bentson, calls the midnight shift
Umpire chief Walter Bentson is coordinating all aspects of the game.
If you've been wanted to get involved in the World's Longest Game, nine years and running, get involved now.
, Chief Ump, is Ready to Go.
Joe Paolucci, Rick DeAngelis, Dave McKay, Walter Bentson