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    I'm sure this is uttered every year by some baseball fan somewhere; "sure seems like the umps are blowing a lot of calls this year". Truth be known, I uttered the same thing in chat while watching the game last night.

    While there have been some squirley strike zones, blown base running calls and other various goofy umpire decisions so far this year, I don't know how to qantify it against other years.

    Soooooo.....what is the worst baseball ump decision you've ever witnessed?

    Another option, what do you think the worst call of all time is?

    Ok...let's all be safe out there.
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    I simply don't have access to a "cares about RBI" place in my psyche. There is a "mildly curious about OBI%" alcove just before the acid filled lake guarded by robot snipers with lasers which leads to the "cares about RBI" antechamber though. - Nate

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    Re: Umpires

    The call blown by the 1B ump in the 1986 WS, Royals vs. Cardinals.

    Don Denkinger IIRC.




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    Member Spitball's Avatar
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    Re: Umpires

    I have to type fast before someone else gets this one. Without a doubt, it was in tne 1970 World series when Bernie Carbo got called out when Elrod Hendrix tagged him with the empty glove...grrr, I still get mad.

    Actually, Bernie missed the plate but eventually stepped on it when he was returning to the dugout.
    Last edited by Spitball; 06-28-2006 at 05:55 PM.
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    "Let's Roll" TeamBoone's Avatar
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    Re: Umpires

    Freel's non HR in Chicago this year.
    "Enjoy this Reds fans, you are watching a legend grow up before your very eyes" ... DoogMinAmo on Adam Dunn

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    Ha! Idiot. Razor Shines's Avatar
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    Re: Umpires

    Umpires don't make mistakes and no matter the out come of the game team "Blue" always wins!!
    "I know a lot about the law and various other lawyerings."

    Situational Hitting is Stupid

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