A rough month for the men in blue
Much like a few instances in the past, this year's postseason had its share of poorly umpired games.
To officiate in the World Series is an honor every big league umpire cherishes. It is, in a way, the final stamp of approval on his ability, the accolade denoting he has reached the top of his profession.
-- James M. Kahn, "The Umpire Story" (1953)
In a week the season will be over. The time for subtlety has passed...
Friends, it has not been a good October for the men in blue.
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