Worst call in over 100 years of MLB?

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    Watch the Tigers on ESPN, judge for yourself.
     
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    That ump better feel like an ass when he watches the replay.
     
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    Where is the link?
     
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    That is huge. Would of been a perfect game otherwise.
     
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    All I can say is...
     
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    I like Galarraga's response...he just smiled...no arguing or pouting.

    Really classy.
     
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    I initially thought it was close. After a few more viewings I think he was clearly out.
     
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    I watched it live, and the replay was from several different angles. To me, it looked like the throw beat the runner on one replay by a full stride.
     
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    The only question I had was: Did he bobble the ball?

    I couldn't tell from the replay that I saw on MLB.com, but it looked like there was some glove movement that might have been bobbling.

    I'd need to see the front side of the replay.
     
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    Rule #1 - Umpires are never wrong.
    Rule #2 - When in doubt, refer to Rule #1.
     

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