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Old 03-22-2021, 01:34 PM
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Default The peak of bad calls?

This is pretty bad, I'm not sure about worst of all time, but yeah, it's awful officiating.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nca...?ocid=msedgdhp

It doesn't look like she even really had control of the ball before getting clobbered.
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Old 03-22-2021, 01:37 PM
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Thatís pretty bad. Have you seen this:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i9joVnjy4gc
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Old 03-22-2021, 02:52 PM
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Thatís pretty bad. Have you seen this:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i9joVnjy4gc
How can 2 umpires miss that swing?
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Old 03-24-2021, 05:20 PM
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How can 2 umpires miss that swing?
That was about the fullest baseball swing possible
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Old 03-23-2021, 10:06 AM
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Thatís pretty bad. Have you seen this:

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Ok, that's worse than the basketball call. And doubled by both missing it.
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Old 03-23-2021, 01:45 PM
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I've always been partial to this one:

https://youtu.be/cKPq4_s7nEs?t=34
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https://youtu.be/cKPq4_s7nEs?t=34
Lol!!!!!

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Old 03-26-2021, 10:16 AM
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I've always been partial to this one:

https://youtu.be/cKPq4_s7nEs?t=34
That "shortest three" should have been travelling too.
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No bad call will ever be worse than the Armando Gallaraga "imperfect game" call in my mind.
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Ez. Its Angel Hernandez.

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This is the blown call at first base, right? I would rank that as the worst.

I was a high school umpire for two seasons. In my first season I was umpiring a game with severe wind. Man on first and second. Kid hit a foul ball out of the stadium between home plate and the dugout. The wind gusted and blew the ball back into the stadium and just fair 20 feet up the first base line. It caused havoc! Defense got a double play, first base coach was irate. I SHOULD have called it an infield fly. But neither me nor the first base ump had signaled the call. We huddled and pulled out our umpire books scouring for an answer about application of the infield fly rule, but we couldn't find diddly! We let the play stand and played the rest of the game under protest.

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I've seen videos of high school punts into heavy winds. One, the punter caught his own punt. The second, the punt ended up landing behind him.
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