About Ed Munson


Aside from his successes in Major League Baseball and the communications industry, Ed Munson has maintained his love as a free- lance writer, including a movie screenplay (Breach), “treatments” for 30 would-be novels (The Letter, No Man’s Land, On Target, Threshold, Full Count, Last Chance, The Fountain of Youth, The Antique Collector, The Wish, Crossroads, K 23, The Link, Crossbow, The Crystal, The Whippoorwill Project, The Compass, Command Decision, Countermeasures, The Big Casino, The Domino Effect, A Game of Inches, Instincts, Enough, The Kilgore Manifesto, The Code Breaker, The Topaz Crystal, Heaven on Earth, The Poseidon Triangle, Silenced and The Equations) and various essays, poems, ‘words of wisdom’, newsletters, brochures, media releases, features, magazine and event program features as well as scripts.

His MLB career includes serving as an Official Scorer for the past 43 seasons for games in Anaheim and Los Angeles. His communications exploits have included serving as board chairman and president of companies, organizations and clubs as well as an executive producer for events and programs. Athletically he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track in his younger days. He also earned his Eagle Scout badge at age 13.

Ed Munson MLB Summary:

  • Angels Publicity Director/Traveling Secretary (1970-75)
  • Angels Director of Sales & Marketing (1976)
  • Oakland Publicity Director/Traveling Secretary (1977)
  • MLB Official Scorer (Anaheim, 1980-present)
  • MLB Official Scorer (Los Angeles, 1997-present)
  • MLB All-Star Game Official Scorer (Anaheim (1989, 2010)
  • MLB World Series Official Scorer (2002, 2017)
  • AL Championship Series Official Scorer (1982, 1986, 2002, 2005, 2009)
  • AL Division Series Official Scorer (2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2020*)
  • NL Championship Series Official Scorer (2008, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)
  • NL Division Series Official Scorer (2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023)
  • NL Wild Card Series Official Scorer (2020, 2021)
  • World Baseball Classic Official Scorer (2006, 2017—Seoul, Korea)
  • Dodgers Baseball Classic Official Scorer (2010, 2011)

Astros vs. A’s (COVID sked)

  • 45 consecutive years (longest tenured scorer in MLB history)
  • Official Scorer for 2,003 consecutive games in Anaheim 1980-2006
  • Over 4,000+ games scored (most ever in MLB)

Current Affiliations:

Official Scorer, Major League Baseball, games in Anaheim and Los Angeles

  1. 45 consecutive years (longest tenured scorer in MLB history)
  2. Official Scorer for 2,003 consecutive games in Anaheim 1980-2006 (never accomplished)
  3. Over 4,000+ games scored (most ever)
  • Anaheim Community Foundation, past board chairman, current board member
  • Glenbrook HOA, board member, buildings & grounds
  • Suburbia HOA, board treasurer