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Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Rockbottom, May 4, 2009.

  1. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Ended up heave-hoing my first softball player as an umpire tonight (used to work baseball back in the day, so I had my delivery down pat).

    Good men's league game. Several close calls all over the place, including two safe calls by me at home. Visiting team's 2B mocked the other team once, and we called the two coaches together to tell them to pipe down -- at us and each other.

    Next half-inning, 2B misses a tag on a baserunner, and spikes the ball hard. That was it for me. See ya.

  2. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I'm not sure what's more astonishing - that you're proud of being a hard-ass umpire in rec league softball, or that you actually felt the need to start a thread about it.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    That's it?
    If you had ever worked a Miller High Life-Pepperidge Farm game in the Ann Arbor Capitol League, we'd have bought you tampoons and Mydol between games of the doubleheader.
  4. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Felt like sharing, DoubleJ. Feel free to step the fuck off. :) People share all kinds of inane crap here.

    And Slapster, I had the thumb cocked and reeady about three times earlier in the game but let 'em play.

  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Stepping the fuck off......but I'll kick some dirt on your shoes before I do. ;D
  6. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Hahaha. Now, see, I would just find that hilarious and let it slide. :)

  7. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Ended up actually posting my first inane story as an poster on SportsJournalists.com tonight (used to lurk on sportspages back in the day, so I had my style down pat).

    Good Anything Goes board. Several solid threads all over the place, including two with solid posts by me. A few days ago, Boom_70 and DD mocked each other over on Journalism Topics Only, and the moderators stepped in to tell them to pipe down.

    A few days later, I get home from a softball game during which I particularly relished an ejection. That was it for me. See ya.

  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Careful, CI, or I'll run your ass.
  9. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    You ran him for spiking the ball?

    He didn't say anything to you?
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Funny you mention that..,. am watching Mr. Baseball now and there was an on-field argument. Remembered that the worst insult you can say in Japanese baseball is to call them a Chinese cocksucker....
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You callin' me a cocksucker?
  12. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Call me a cocksucker and you're out of here!
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