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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Cubs

In 1984, the Chicago Cubs captured the hearts and minds of Chicago sports fans. Even though they fell short of winning the World Series, the team left an indelible mark on a generation of Cubs fans who remember hearing Van Halen's "Jump" open WGN telecasts.

Toward umpire aging curves

Bryan Cole investigates whether umpires' ability to call balls and strikes gets worse with age.

How well do umpires call pitches?

PITCHf/x data can show how well umpires do at calling balls and strikes.

Umpires ruining promotional MLB contests, too

On the field, off the field, the recent incompetence of umpires is found everywhere.

Umpire ejects fan for homophobic slur

National League umpire Bob Davidson ejected a fan in Milwaukee on Tuesday after he said the fan used a homophobic slur against St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina. Davidson said he decided to...

Gay umpire overwhelmed by positive response

Openly gay umpire Billy Van Raaphorst, the subject of a homophobic rant by a manager, was back on the diamond last weekend for the first time since the incident and the news was that there was no...

Manager out after anti-gay rant against umpire

Billy Van Raaphorst The manager of the minor league baseball team Edmonton Capitals is out of a job after a homophobic rant against an...

Replay, Replay, Hand Me Down A Solution

This runner was ruled safe. There have been six postseason games played thus far this October and five of them have contained a controversial or flat-out incorrect umpiring decisions....

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YOU Make the Call (2a) --> CALLED

I realize the first two were fairly easy, but believe me, they will get more difficult as we get deeper into the game.  Here's the latest, straight from the top of page two (thus the 2a reference)...

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