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Reading Baseball: Kill the umpire?

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On September 10 at Saluki Stadium, the football Salukis lost a heartbreaker to Southeast Missouri State University.

It featured a controversial ending that sent some Saluki coaches, players and fans into a fury.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson looks at how baseball umpires are often the easiest to abuse.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, the author of Growing Up With Clemente and the editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader.

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