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High School Team Conspires To Hit Umpire

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tsFSALrA1o

Got this straight from Rick Reilly’s article from <ESPN the Magazine> about a pitcher and catcher from Stephens County who were upset with the umpire’s calling of balls and strikes that they plunk him with a fastball in the face… The catcher ends up losing his position at the college he was going to next year and the school is fined $1,000 while the umpire has found a lawyer and hopefully sues the heck out of the school and those two kids.

As a side note, the brother of the pitcher (who was playing shortstop) was had just been drafted #15 overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers – Ethan Martin.

By the way, Stephens County lost the game to Cartersville 13-1 in the Georgia high school Class AAA championship game.

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  1. Andrew B says

    While their actions were cruel, they did get to live out every little-leaguers’ wildest fantasy. I’m also slightly impressed that he could hit that target – i can’t even hit the target at ‘dunk the clown’ at carnivals! – still cruel actions tho



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