Cal Hubbard

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Birthdate10/31/1900
Death Date10/17/1977
Debut Year1936
Year of Induction1976
Teams American League, MLB
Position Umpire

The only man elected to both the baseball and football Halls of Fame, Cal Hubbard was a three-time NFL champion with the Green Bay Packers.

 

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Cal Hubbards signs on to use Longines wristwatches for two seasons while umpiring

Cal Hubbards signs on to use Longines wristwatches for two seasons while umpiring

In an interesting turn of events, Cal Hubbard agrees “to use Longines watches exclusively for the official timing of all Major League Baseball games in which I participate during the seasons of 1950 and 1951.” The contract seems curious as there is little use for a wristwatch in a game t

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