Harvey was one of only 10 umpires enshrined in the baseball Hall of Fame.
4. Candidates There are umpires in place to make sure that the rules are abided by and who call out when they are not. Consequences
The blunder didn't have an impact on the game as the Rays went on to win 7-3. The umpires at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night
Major League Baseball occasionally comes up with a change to the game that chips away at baseball's beauty. Here's chance for them to get something right without taking the most simple-minded and disruptive course they can come up with.
As awful as it was seeing Raul Valdes give up a walk-off grand slam on Wednesday night, I think it's fair to say that most of baseball's attention was focused on Armando Galarraga and his near-perfect game.
After Game 4 of the ALCS, umpire Tim McClelland admitted that he made two bad calls. I was surprised, because we rarely hear those words from people in power, our so-called leaders.
The Alice-in-Wonderland performance of the men in blue has increased demands for instant replay. Baseball purists explode in response that, after all, the game is not football. What are we to do?