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ThatDude wrote:One of the best baseball pics ever.....
For those that don't know....what happened was this :
The batter, Bill Sudakis, lifts a inbetweener into center. SS, 2B, and the 2B ump, John Kibler, all chase the play. The ball drops, and with an unguarded base in front of him Sudakis continues around first into second. 3B Mike Shannon realizes that nobody is covering second, and races over. Foot Race #1 begins.
Kibler looks back and sees that there's no ump at second, so he gets on his horse back to his bag. Around this time, the 1B ump, John Vargo, realizes there's no ump at second and hops on his own horse, as the umpire mechanics at the time dictated (they've since been changed so that the 3rd base ump rotates over when the 2nd base ump is out in the OF). Foot Race #2 is on.
What you get is 4 grown men all out of breath, and 1 lucky photographer in the right place at the right time.
In case you're curious....they ended up calling Sudakis out, because it was Kibler's base and they went with his call.
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