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Umpires take the field, for now

...last week's incident in which Alomar spat on umpire John Hirschbeck. Alomar was given a five-game suspension but was...to the kind of insolent behavior that was accorded John Hirschbeck Friday night," Selig said in a written statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/02/met_199808.shtml
Metro
Anonymous letter sent to protesting umpires

...allegience to the `intelligence' of Joe Brinkman and John Hirschbeck?" The handwritten letter, postmarked in Santa Ana...intelligence" of Joe Brinkman, Mark Hirschbeck and John Hirschbeck? How could you forget that all you have is due to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/09/bas_269719.shtml
Baseball
Blue Jays outslug Royals

...eighth.He struck out looking in the seventh and had to be restrained by teammates as he argued with plate umpire John Hirschbeck when the Blue Jays took the field for the eighth.Despite being outhit 15-11 by the pesky Royals, Toronto pounced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-19/blue-jays-outslug-royals
Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...subject to warnings only, the same as in the major leagues."It's an experiment," major league umpire crew chief John Hirschbeck said. "Doing it in the minors that way, you can test it. They'll collect all the data and see how it worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/countdown-speed-rule-min
Ramirez booed, ejected in win over the Mets

...night. Booed for much of the game against the New York Mets, Ramirez then heard his departure cue from plate umpire John Hirschbeck. Yer out! Ramirez was ejected as he walked toward the outfield for the bottom of the fifth inning. By then, he'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/08/bas_540199.shtml
Baseball
Montague to be All-Star crew chief

...on July 13 in Houston. Montague also umpired at the All-Star game in 1982, 1990 and 1998. He will be joined by John Hirschbeck at first base, Doug Eddings at second, Jim Reynolds at third, Marvin Hudson in left and Sam Holbrook at right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/bas_420724.shtml
Baseball
Umps cry foul over background checks

...being asked are about beating wives, marijuana use and extravagant parties," World Umpires Association president John Hirschbeck said in a telephone interview Wednesday. MLB asked umpires to sign authorizations allowing the sport to conduct financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/31/bas_185618.shtml
Baseball
Jackson slams probe of umpires for ties to KKK

...equating southern whites with white supremacists," Jackson said in a statement. World Umpires Association president John Hirschbeck and union spokesman Lamell McMorris said Wednesday that Tom Christopher , the Milwaukee-based supervisor of security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/01/bas_185716.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...hitting coach. Sheheane, who was Augusta's strength and conditioning coordinator in 2001, will be the trainer. John Hirschbeck became the second umpire in less than a week to be given a 10-day suspension because of inappropriate comments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/06/oth_374799.shtml
Other sports
Cardinals add Allen Craig to World Series roster, drop Adron Chambers

...Cardinals' designated hitter in Game 1 tonight against Jon Lester and in Game 2 against John Lackey. UMPIRING CREW: John Hirschbeck will umpire his fourth World Series and will be crew chief.Hirschbeck will be behind the plate tonight, with Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-22/cardinals-add-allen-crai