Reading Baseball: Kill the umpire?
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.