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Jocko Conlan
(b. December 6, 1899 - d. April 16, 1989)
A long-time minor leaguer, Conlan started umpiring by accident. In a 1935 game, when one of the regular umpires was overcome by heat, Conlan was rushed in to pinch-ump. Remembered for his trade-mark polka dot tie, Conlan utilized a sharp tongue to keep order. He umpired in six World Series and six All-Star games.
Inducted in 1974
1955 Bowman Jocko Conlan #303 PSA 8 NM-MT
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Comments: There's only one card issue for several HOF umpires including Jocko Conlon - 1955 Bowman. I purchased a PSA 6 in December, 2003 from hobby friend Jay Wolt (Cavalcade of Sports). In March, 2004 I upgraded to a PSA 7 with an eBay win. I upgraded one last time in January, 2005 to this PSA 8 when another hobby friend Marc Schoenen sold me the card in a chat room transaction.
Card Details Below:  
Year(s): 1955
ACC Set Designation:
Set Name: Bowman
Country: United States
Description: Bowman produced its final baseball card set as an independent card maker in 1955, a popular issue which has color player photographs placed inside a television set design. The set consists of 320 cards that measure 2-1/2" X 3-3/4" in size. High-numbered cards (#s 225-320) appear to have replaced certain low-numbered cards on the press sheets and are somewhat scarcer. The high series includes 31 umpire cards.
Example 1955 Bowman 1-Cent Display Box
Example 1955 Bowman 1-Cent Wax Pack
Example 1955 Bowman 5-Cent Display Box
Example 1955 Bowman 5-Cent Wrapper
Example 1955 Bowman 5-Cent Wax Pack