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WG_Dawg
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The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


I don't know why this was done today, but a guy I know linked an article on facebook about the horrendous strike zone given to Livan Hernandez that day. Again I'm not sure why the article was just written today, but some of these calls are so bad it almost makes me










Apparently some people can't see the gifs so here's a link, scroll down for the gifs

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KosmoCramer
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


None of those pictures work.





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WG_Dawg
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


They work for me, what happens when you just type the address for them in your browser?





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Tiger1242
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


Thanks for the link and all the pictures and great info in the OP





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WG_Dawg
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


When I click on the thread every single one of the gifs shows up fine





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KosmoCramer
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


I went to one of the links and now only that picture shows up. I don't know what that means.





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Tiger1242
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When I click on the thread every single one of the gifs shows up fine

I don't see anything, no error or anything. Just what you wrote






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chalmetteowl
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


you had maddux and glavine, you have no right to whine





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WG_Dawg
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you had maddux and glavine, you have no right to whine


I don't care about MLB and don't follow the braves, I just thought it was funny.






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WG_Dawg
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I don't see anything, no error or anything. Just what you wrote


Sounds like a problem on your end.






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Tiger1242
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


your second link worked
yea those were outside but at least they seemed consistent, it's not like he was all over the place getting calls, they were all pretty much in the same spot.
Also a few of them are 2 seam fastballs that are tailing away

here's one of the gifs I got to work, they pretty much all look like this



eta: I see the gifs in the OP now



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hiltacular
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


The pics work for me and yes that is a terrible strike zone.





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tigerpimpbot
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


He was calling a strike every time that pitch was outside. Hitters needed to adjust.





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Baloo
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Eric Gregg is the worst umpire ever. Dekinger made a ball call. Gregg just sucks.





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glb
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He was calling a strike every time that pitch was outside. Hitters needed to adjust.


I know right. What shitty hitter can't drive a pitch that's a foot off the plate?






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Lester Earl
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Eric Gregg is


* was






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craigbiggio
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


If it was against any other team I'd feel bad. But the Braves used to benefit from a huge strike zone for years. frick em





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tigerpimpbot
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The White Lobster
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re: The awful umpring in the 1997 NLCS game


it's not like the Braves weren't trying to swing at some of the pitches LINK

The look on Charlie Williams's face when he says that McGriff swung on the third strike was hilarious



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craigbiggio
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Holy shite @ the last strikeout against McGriff.





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