Better Know An Umpire: Mike EverittErik Malinowski6/19/12 3:00pmFiled to: Better Know An UmpireMike EverittNewsMlbUmpiresAppic1EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWelcome to Better Know An Umpire, an effort to educate ourselves on the human elements who have ultimate decision-making power over some 2,500 Major League Baseball games a year. (All cumulative statistics are through the 2011 season, unless otherwise stated.)AdvertisementName: Mike EverittUniform number: 57AdvertisementAge: 47Height/weight: 6-foot-1, 194 poundsFirst year as MLB umpire: 1996SponsoredTotal MLB games worked through 2011: 1,799 (home plate: 459)Previous experience: Gulf Coast League, Midwest League, Eastern League, Texas League, Venezuelan Winter League, Pacific Coast LeagueAdvertisementCareer ejections: 61 (led all MLB umpires in 2000 with 13)No-hitters called: One (Kevin Millwood, 2003)Over/under record (1999-2011): 185-200AdvertisementHated in: ChicagoNotable alleged blown calls: Royals-Astros, June 17, 2010; Nationals-Reds, April 15, 2012.Claim to fame: Was the left field umpire at Wrigley Field on October 14, 2003. That's right: Game 6 of the NLCS. Moises Alou pleaded with Everitt to call fan interference after he and Steve Bartman reached for the same foul ball, but Everitt declined. The Marlins won the game and, eventually, the series.