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Posted on 03/12/2013 8:38:51 AM PDT by oxcart
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Beizbol been bery bery good to me. :)
and one of the things we most adore you for.
It reminds me of a movie I saw.
This older guy was talking to a younger one after the younger one had done something foolish and was considering doing it again. Finally, the old guy asks "Who's the girl?"
"Girl?" said the younger.
"Sure" came the reply. "If a guy does something stupid once, well...it's because he's a guy. But if a guy does something stupid twice, it's because of a girl"
Too busy looking at the Ball Girl, I suppose...
There was a game?
BTW, major league umpires are pretty near flawless making these calls, I am sure they recognize the situation before it arises.
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Agreed... but I have noticed more and more that the IFR isn’t called on the HS level.
That explanation in last years Cardinal/National(?) IFR being called when it was apparently what the ‘softball people’ in my baseball days would have called the “SHORT FIELDER” was surprising to me since the interpretation (at least to me) seems to be “IF the ball is playable by an Infielder”.
In this case the SS was almost behind the LF and was calling the ball so the UMP called him out. (And, as I interpret the rule, a correct call).
You mean her neckline is to high. I thought you guys wanted to see cleavage!
I know, I know. I should just be happy nobody has yelled "more boob"!
I'll leave y'all to your fun.
Understood and thank you for reminding me of that rule. Of course, the intention of the rule was to prevent runners from clearing the bases when an errant throw was made into the stands.
When I was a kid, we played ball by pre-1901 rules. There were three reasons for that:
We considered, for a time, even reverting further back than 1901. Baseball once had a rule that you could score a put out on a base runner by hitting him with a thrown ball legally in play while he was off the base paths. But after careful deliberation, we thought that rule wise to avoid getting someone seriously injured.
People forget that in the beginning days of the game, a baseball was much softer than it is now and often lopsided from extended use.
We laugh when we see those old gloves (little pliability and requiring both hands to make a catch) in museums and such, but some of us kids actually played with those gloves before our parents bought us the more modern versions. This was in the late 1960s, so not so long ago.
How lovely for those parents who view a baseball game as a wholesome family outing to have these exhibitionist females prancing about on the field. /s
Isn’t a fair ball from the ground that goes into the stands a ground rule double?
“What difference, at this point, does it make?”
I watch a lot of H.S. baseball at the Concord (MA) playground, where the Concond-Carlisle. Around here, the umpires seem to be first rate.
That video is still one of my favorites of all times.
These guys are ‘OK’ here for the most part (N VA)but have noticed a lot of ‘rabbit ears’ as to criticism - NOT even when yelled AT them, but if some overhear a couple of people talking - I have seen them ‘join the conversation’ - arguing with the fans - BUT if fans continue to get on ump, they are ejected, 2nd time and DON’T come back — NOT a good move, best remain neutral.
Had my first and ONLY female ump when my GS was a Freshman (4yrs ago) and she was terrible. Not only stunk up the place but was so bad the Coaches ‘ganged up on her’ and were defending each other - her ‘partner’ really did nothing extraordinary to ‘protect’ her but I would imagine they didn’t want her either.
After the game I managed to put a lid on it and made a statement she may have had a ‘bad day’ but I had seen worse...She kind of grimaced and then I ‘lowered the boom’ and said “I am sorry LADY, I lied. You are the worst umpire I have EVER seen and I go back to before Jackie Robinson breaking in to the League”.
Never did see or hear of her since, but that doesn’t mean anything...
If so then that is a spectacular catch!
Gatorade commercial that never aired but went viral on the internet. There’s a link to the whole video in post #63.
Here’s ya some “outside interference”:
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