Re: Why we need computers calling balls and strikes
Originally Posted by George Anderson
IMO you are right. The dozen or so former pro umpires I know would be very much opposed to this. I have mentioned before that umpires see themselves as athletes and want to perform their job as an umpire as well as possible in the same manner an athlete does..
They've already broken the umpire's union once. They've proven that scab umps are just as good as the MLB ones.
I honestly don't care if umpires decide to strike or quit over this.
Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2012 AND 2013!
Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!