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Umps and pitch counts: how both conspired to make World Series Game 6 frustrating to watch

The game of baseball is based on failure. But some failures are avoidable. The tone is set early in Game 6 of the World Series as home plate umpire Lance Barksdale does not call the low strike to Philadelphia Philly, Kyle Schwarber. I have umpired. To me, it is the most difficult pitch to call, which is why I have

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Remembering Vin Scully

Vin Scully was the voice for six generations of baseball fans, including mine. Baseball greats have come and gone and more will do the same. Though we will contemplate their greatness, there are a few that resonate with us for one reason or another. Growing up in the tiny town of Mariposa, California, we had the Saturday Major League Baseball

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