The Terrible Umpires Thread

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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby mul21 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:49 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:He'd refuse to call anything except playoff games.


He wouldn't call playoff games, he'd be at a concert.
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Postby Thed Hoyerstein » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:50 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:He'd refuse to call anything except playoff games.


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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby SouthSideRyan » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:06 pm

Thed Hoyerstein wrote:maybe David should be an umpire


No count would ever get past 1-1
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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby Thed Hoyerstein » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:38 pm

mul21 wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:He'd refuse to call anything except playoff games.


He wouldn't call playoff games, he'd be at a concert.


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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby treebird » Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:25 pm

mul21 wrote:https://deadspin.com/minnesota-steakhouse-pranks-umpire-joe-west-with-braill-1828406253?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=Deadspin_facebook


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Postby javy knows my name » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:41 am

SouthSideRyan wrote:
Thed Hoyerstein wrote:maybe David should be an umpire


No count would ever get past 1-1


This is horsefeathering brilliant
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Re: Joe West

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Postby weis21 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:27 pm

CyHawk_Cub wrote:Re: Joe West


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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby Sammys Boombox » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:32 pm



When I was 13 I was walking down the sidewalk in St Louis before a Cubs/Cardinals game. I noticed Angel Hernandez was walking towards me. I very creatively said, “Hey, Angel! You suck!” Amazing I know.

But seriously, if the 13 year olds recognize you on the street, something is wrong.
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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby ConstableRabbit » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:50 pm

Sammys Boombox wrote:

When I was 13 I was walking down the sidewalk in St Louis before a Cubs/Cardinals game. I noticed Angel Hernandez was walking towards me. I very creatively said, “Hey, Angel! You suck!” Amazing I know.

But seriously, if the 13 year olds recognize you on the street, something is wrong.

That tweet... doesn't make sense. Why is Angel calling and no one's answering?
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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby treebird » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:52 pm

ConstableRabbit wrote:
Sammys Boombox wrote:

When I was 13 I was walking down the sidewalk in St Louis before a Cubs/Cardinals game. I noticed Angel Hernandez was walking towards me. I very creatively said, “Hey, Angel! You suck!” Amazing I know.

But seriously, if the 13 year olds recognize you on the street, something is wrong.

That tweet... doesn't make sense. Why is Angel calling and no one's answering?


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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:45 pm

that, or he misses a lot of calls
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Postby Regular Show » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:13 am


I have a lot more respect and admiration for AJ Hinch now.
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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby Derwood » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:19 pm

The umpires openly and vocally reject the technology designed to help them improve. horsefeathers all of them
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Re: The Terrible Umpires Thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:05 pm

The technology can't help them get better. It can replace them, but it can't help them do their job better.
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