Gilbert De La Rosa

Class of 2010 Honoree
El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Treasurer 2020 – 2022
Umpired at Collegiate, High School and Youth Baseball levels in El Paso for the past 39 years
Began his umpiring career in 1973
Umpired youth and city leagues both for Ysleta and Boys Baseball of El Paso
Umpired all youth divisions from Little League minors to Sandy Koufax League play
In 1998, he began umpiring middle and high school games
His personality on the field, his knowledge of the rules, his grasp of proper umpire mechanics and he reputation for fairness have made him well respected throughout the city of El Paso
Umpired in High School State Playoffs for 27 years
Selected to umpire Regional and Area Playoff games for 15 years
Chosen with honor of umpiring University Interscholastic League Texas State Tournament in 2000, 2001 and 2010
Umpired College Division I and II levels from 1980 – 1988
Between 1980 through 1988, he umpired for New Mexico State University, Sul Ross State University, Western New Mexico and the University of Texas at El Paso
Chosen to umpire El Paso High School “Senior Showcase” for 10 years
Member of Texas Association of Sports Officials and El Paso Baseball Umpires Association for over 37 years
Held multiple officer positions with these organizations including committee chairmanships, Vice President and President
Served as President of El Paso Baseball Officials Association
Member El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors