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Old Sat Aug 15, 2009, 07:45pm
jwwashburn jwwashburn is offline
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Originally Posted by MrUmpire View Post
No, you're missing my point, which is the umpire called what he "saw" as the correct call. MLB umpires do not intentionally make the wrong call any more than any of us do. He believed he got it right.
Oy vey.

I have been wrong many times over the years on tag plays.

I have missed hundreds of balls and strikes in my 15+ years.

I have never called a guy out for missing a base unless I SAW him miss it.

If you BELIEVE a guy missed a base, you call him safe.

If you are SEE him miss definitely miss the base, you call him out(assuming proper appeal).

This PU did not SEE this runner miss home plate, he BELIEVED it.