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The umpire talked to me and said (the pitches) were very close, they were just a little off. After the second inning, I think I turned around and discovered a little something I was doing wrong. I think I was rushing and I was definitely leaving the ball up a little bit. (Quote by - Josh Towers)

It's something we want to talk to the captains about and the umpires. (Quote by - Malcolm Speed)

Your job is to umpire for the ball and not the player. (Quote by - Bill Klem)

The umpire looked at me like I was crazy. (Quote by - Mike Christensen)

I'd always have grease in at least two places, in case the umpires would ask me to wipe one off. I never wanted to be caught out there with anything though, it wouldn't be professional. (Quote by - Gaylord Perry)

It was fair by the umpires. It was kind of hard for me to see. (Quote by - Trot Nixon)

Just show it and sell it. It trickled down my arm and I just grabbed it and showed the umpire. It was a break. Sometimes you need those. You're going to get breaks against you during the year. (Quote by - Paul Lo Duca)

I'd prefer she not umpire at my court anymore. She's obviously anti-Serena. (Quote by - Serena Williams)

It's baseball. You can't expect the umpires to get them all right. But I don't blame them. If I coached a perfect game, we'd win every time. It's over and win or lose we're friends. (Quote by - Danny Carlisle)

That's a three run error on the umpire. (Quote by - Cory Anderson)

He was just a great partner. That's the big thing umpires look for -- working together. (Quote by - Joe West)

If either player abandon the game by quitting the table in anger, or in an otherwise offensive manner; or by momentarily resigning the game; or refuses to abide by the decision of the Umpire, the game must be scored against him. (Quote by - Howard Staunton)

The wrong umpire made the initial call. That's the plate umpire's call. I had it lined up. It's my call, and I had him leaving early and called him out. (Quote by - Bob Davidson)

It was a long night for the umpires, too. I was only mad because he kept insisting he was right. (Quote by - Craig Counsell)

They try to say that being a minor league umpire is like an internship. But how many internships do you know that last that long? (Quote by - Jonathan Merry)

We're not so short-sighted to think there's no adjustment needed (for the new umpires) of course there is. But there's a tremendous reservoir of umpires beyond the 28 we have normally. (Quote by - George King)

We were lucky to get this win. The thing is, the umpire said (before the game) if the ball hits the tree, it is like hitting the wall. If the ball doesn't hit a branch and you catch it, it is an out. All I know is that I was yelling at my center fielder to throw the ball in. We will take it. (Quote by - Dave Niro)

You're told by the umpire that you're allowed to pitch inside. What does that do? You're allowed to pitch inside until we feel like in our minds that you're throwing at someone intentionally. How do you know when that is? (Quote by - Frank Robinson)

It hit my bat. I turned around and the umpire said it hit me. I'm not going to tell him I fouled it off. (Quote by - Jermaine Dye)

As a whole, the managers today are different in temperament. Most have very good communication skills and are more understanding of the umpire's job. That doesn't mean they are better managers. It just means that I perceive today's managers a bit differently. (Quote by - Jim Evans)

Professional managers, coaches, and players have a right to question an umpire's decision if they do it in a professional manner. When they become personal, profane, or violent, they have crossed the line and must be dealt with accordingly. (Quote by - Jim Evans)

I am the batsman and the bat, / I am the bowler and the ball, / The umpire, the pavilion cat, / The roller, pitch, and stumps, and all. (Quote by - Andrew Lang)

I look at the grand final last year: the three umpires that umpired that game were outstanding. I think on that particular day, it was a case of, 'we know what the rules are, we know what the fans want to see, we know how we want to umpire it, let's just stick to those three principles'. (Quote by - Paul Roos)

There are a lot of Triple-A umpires that are qualified to advance to the major leagues, but there are not many openings. Those people need to be compensated. They're going to be excellent big league umpires, but you've got to give them something to keep them in the game. (Quote by - Dale Scott)

After the game the plate umpire said Valle was around the plate with every pitch. He pitched well, especially for the climate. (Quote by - Rick Mitchell)

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