Sunday, July 25, 2010

Judging umpires

Richard Sandomir reported in The New York Times on the induction of Doug Harvey into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
One can judge umpires by the number of times they have been chosen for All-Star Games and the postseason. But they may be best judged by doing their jobs well and not standing out for inconsistent strike zones or wrecking a pitcher’s perfect game attempt.