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  • Strike 3 call video: Umpire’s jig, ‘Whoomp! There it is!’ has audience laughing
    Strike 3 call video: Umpire’s jig, ‘Whoomp! There it is!’ has audience laughing
    Strike 3 call video: An umpire’s jig and "Whoomp! There it is!" has audience laughing even days after an umpire made the surprising and entertaining call on a third strike. What began with laughter from the bleachers at a youth...
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    Strike 3 call from umpire: 'Whoomp there it is' popular again
    A strike three call from an umpire is gaining a lot of buzz today. "Whoomp there it is" is what this umpires strike three call consists of and it is making a lot of people laugh when they view it for the first time. According to a post...
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    Broiler of the Week: The MLB Umpires
    We're back with another Broiler of the Week and this time it is the always scrutinized Major League Baseball umpires. 99 times out of 100 they are in the right but this week was a bit rough for them.There has always been a perception that they...
  • Little League Manager charged with assaulting juvenile umpire
    Little League Manager charged with assaulting juvenile umpire
    A Little League baseball team manager in Berkeley Township, New Jersey has been charged with assaulting the 17 year old umpire who ejected him from the game over a disputed call. The incident took place on May 2, 2013, at about 8 p.m. as reported...
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    Pirates Nation livid over loss due to ump's awful call in 19th (affects Phils)
    When the Phillies defeated the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in 19 innings on May 25-26, the game's hero was utility inielder Wilson Valdez. Desperate for pitchers, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel called upon Valdez to pitch. Valdez responded to the...
  • Galarraga and Joyce after the blown call
    The worst call in history?
    Armando Galarraga was absolutely robbed of a perfect game last night by a terrible call by umpire Jim Joyce. So, after watching the play a hundred or so times I was left with a sickly and angry feeling in my sizeable gut. I said aloud “that...