Friday nights Red Sox-Orioles game, home plate umpire gives the full, dramatic strike three call against Coco Crisp. The only problem is that it is only strike two, leaving the umpire with a little egg on his face. Coco almost gets run when he tells the umpire: "and it still wasn't a strike!"
Commentators Gary Thorne and Jim Palmer reference the classic Enrico Palazzo umpiring scene in "The Naked Gun" to describe the call the ump made.
God I love baseball.
Monday, June 2, 2008
God, I Love Baseball
From reader Cooker, first posted in the comments section of this morning's recaps: