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My last 48 hours........

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Chef, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Started at 3 Friday afternoon......drove the hour to Dodge City to umpire for the annual 48 hour softball tournament.

    Well...they told me I would have a few games, but not to where I was a total mess.

    First game 7:00 Friday night....they were short on umpires. Told me I had 31 games.

    oh fuck.

    I started at 7:00 Friday night, and worked til 9 Saturday morning

    Back to the hotel.....slept til 2 Saturday afternoon.

    2:30 game.......worked til 12 midnight Sunday.

    Back to the hotel...slept til 3 Sunday morning........

    worked from 4 am Sunday til 4 Sunday afternoon.

    Wondering why my right knee was the size of a large cantaloupe.......may have a torn meniscus.......but can't tell for sure because it's so swollen.....ice, ibuprofen for the next 2 days.
  2. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Chef: That is insane. They all but ran you into the ground.
  3. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I thought you were going to tell us you were going to die in two days and were wasting the last precious hours of your life on SportsJournalists.com. I was going to call you the biggest looser greatest SportsJournalists.commer ever.

    Glad to hear you're going to live. :) Hope the knee gets better.
  4. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Nothing like officiating mass youth tourneys. Always get twice as many games as you were told.
  5. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    But think of all the money you made.
  6. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    These were adults.

    An absolute drunk-fest.
  7. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Did they at least share any of their tasty beverages with you afterward?
  8. Chef

    Chef Active Member


    The bastards.
  9. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    I guess if they did share the beer with you the old "Hey ump, are you drunk" heckle would work.
  10. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Congrats on living through a marathon situation, but ...

    What were the best heckler lines you heard?
  11. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    *Side Show Bob's patented quiver/shudder*
  12. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Well, I hope at least human resources apologized to you immediately.
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