Umpire Hirschbeck to Return to Baseball After Death of Son

Major League umpire John Hirschbeck is planning to return to the field for the 2015 season after having sat out last season when his son Michael died from ALD (adrenoleukodystrophy). John previously lost son John Drew to the same illness.

Hirschbeck has a brother, Mark, who is also currently a major league umpire.

Read related story about John Hirschbeck at the link below from mprnews.org:
http://blogs.mprnews.org/newscut/2015/01/after-death-of-two-sons-a-baseball-umpire-prepares-for-another-season/

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