Originally Posted by George Anderson
No, the rule book stops players from showing their true emotions towards umpires.
If you don't like the rule book then make an appointment with Mr. Bud Selig to talk about getting it changed.
Actually, the rule book doesn't prevent any players from showing emotion towards umpires. It does however give umpires the power to govern the rules within.
That's the umpire's job.
I just don't see how the metaphorical way that you glammed that job up to be on the same level of being a police officer.