Year: 1986 Source: Referee, v.11, no.5, (May 1986), p.28-33 SIEC No: 19910433

This article describes the suicide of Dallas Keefover, a 22-year-old who dreamed of becoming a major league umpire. His career as a referee, including being released from the minor leagues after a trial run, & the last, abusive game he officiated are described. His friends described him as happy-go-lucky; however, his dream of becoming a major league umpire became an obsession. (VM)