I may be the only baseball fan in America to feel this way, but I’m glad Jim Joyce blew that call.
So sorry to interrupt all the high-level discussions of expanded instant replay and the calls for historical re-writes from the commissioner, but I’ll say it again: I’m glad he blew the call. Read More
The blown call that cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game has revived calls for more use of instant replay, as it should.Commercial television long ago exposed the myth that baseball umpires always get it right.
The worst call, in terms of what it meant at the most important time was Don Denkinger’s blown call in the 1985 World Series, which was watched by millions on national television. Read More